using connectives to show a result
e.g. i’m investigating how food is put cans, so i need to talk to someone at a canning factory.
using ‘going to’ to describe events that will occur quite soon.
e.g. my project’s going to be about orange juice.
asking ‘wh-’ questions to find out specific information about a thing and a person.
e.g. what’s your project going to be about?/ who do you need to interview for your project?
recognize differences in the use of intonation in questions and statements, and respond appropriately. understand the connection between ideas by recognizing linking words and phrases.
open an interaction by eliciting a response by asking questions or providing information on a topic. maintain an interaction by asking and responding to others’ opinions.
recognize recurrent patterns in language structure, such as word structure, word order, sentence structure, organization of text-types.
understand the connection between ideas by identifying linking words or phrases.
scan a text to locate specific information
student’s book 7b page 21
cassette 7b and a cassette player
workbook 7b page 13
photocopiable page 15
cue the cassette. make a copy of photocopiable page 15 for each group.
language learning activity
(this section aims at providing students with opportunities to practise the language/vocabulary needed or become familiar with the background for the task that follows.
1. write on the board a list of food items and a list of food factories in two separate columns. tell students to match the food items to the factories, e.g. yoghurt to dairy; frozen fish to frozen fish factory; noodles to noodle factory, etc. ask individuals to suggest some more food items they want to investigate and the kind of factory they will visit. add their suggestion to the columns.
2. ask individuals questions, like this: what is your project going to be about? to elicit: my project’s going to be about (name of food). then ask: who do you need to interview for your project? to elicit: i need to interview someone at a (place).