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Topic: Rooms that work
Age: 18 years +
Length: 45 minutes
TESOL Methodology: Eclectic Approach, Communicative, Macrologue, Worksheets, Video, Roleplay
Language Skills: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing
Lesson Objectives: Students will be able to identify which room will be best for the group of directors.
Resources: Realia (hotel broachers), Youtube clip, Worksheets
The teacher creates a Macrologue on the board with the words hotel for a businessman. The teacher asks the students what will a businessman need while staying at a hotel? The students respond with objects such as fax machine, wireless internet etc.
Teaching 1: The teacher then hands out the different hotel broachers to the students along with worksheets. The teacher explains to the students that they have to read the various broachers and write down on the worksheets what they think from what’s offered in the broachers what is best for their directors.
Task 1: Students then write down what they think is required for the directors.
Teaching 2: Short video clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3UlI_jakAY In the clip it will show an example of what the kind of hotel they might be looking for.
Task 2: Students watch the video clip.
Teaching 3: Roleplay activity- Students are put in pairs in a mock phone call situation. In which they will read out what they will require and if the hotel has any other things available.
Task 3: Students then role play.
Follow-up: Discussion about the clip. What is in the video clip did you notice that would be good for the group of directors?
Homework: Worksheets are given to the students containing all the different high tech gadgets available now at different hotels. Students highlight what they deem is essential for their directors.