Lesson plan – Smart Modelia

Teacher: STEVEN KADIR GONZALEZ RAMIREZ
Working day: N/A
Activity: NEWS
The exercise’s name (how this activity is going to be published): NEWS
Level: A1 - A2
Materials: COMPUTERS AND INTERNET ACCESS
This activity is going to be focus on:
Listening
Reading
Speaking
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ON

Writing

KNOW YOUR OBJECTIVES
Linguistic objectives
Grammar

Lexical

Pronunciation

To approach in a different context
and put the correct grammar in Getting in touch with new words Since speaking itself helps them
use, as in a quotidian topic as in a and common words in a different to improve their fluency, what is
not ordinary situation.

context,

this

may

result

in needed

is

to

correct

having frequent used words but mispronounce words.
used with a whole new meaning.
Be aware and ready to help them
understand
significance.

the

correct

the

Warm up the class by asking them how their day has been or what they are planning to do after class. They can have access to the computers to search for some news. politics. Discussion topics: For this lesson. sports. ask them if they have seen the current news. local.Conversation strategies: Try to avoid teacher-centeredness. and after all. If they can finish  with Name. It’s worthy. Ask them if they have seen the current news. even better. and have a brief chat about the main stories hitting the headlines either locally or globally. (5 minutes)    Tell them that they are about to prepare a TV news presentation. SS are going to present this activity as possible as a real TV news or a real TV reporter.    economics. Then they have to choose news section (entertainment. weather. Other optional questions to warm up and follow up the topic can be: • When did it happen? • What happened? • Where were you when you heard the news? • How did you find out? PLAN YOUR TIMELINE 1. Explain the activity and rules. Extract from SS their ideas of what they think about particular news. Have a brief chat about the main stories or the ones that are more controversial. Location and “It’s back to the studio” or “Get back to you Name” expression. Begin the class with a group chatting casually. 4. For that they would have to make groups of 2 or 3 people. etc. By asking them how their day has been or what they are planning to do after class. Check on them while they prepare by asking some questions: . conversation clubs are intended to put students more at ease with the spoken English.) Each group has to cover 2 different TV news sections with 3 news at least. It would be given 40 minutes to prepare the presentation. (3 to 5 minutes) 2. (5 to 10 minutes) 3. it’s an approach that often works to warm the class up for the first few minutes. international.

(5 minutes) . (25 minutes) 6. be sure to feed back to them and this may involve them seeing part or the entire presentation. they present and act them to the class. Of course. if possible ask them not to stick too much to the paper. and put the focus on their speaking. Then SS can vote for the best group.     What news story have you chosen? When did it happen? What happened? Where were you when you heard the news? How did you find out? 5. otherwise it would become into a reading activity. Remember it’s focus on speaking. When the groups have prepared their good news stories.