Subject: Conversational English
1. Topic-
Time: 60 minutes
Tying what's already known and what students need to know to enhance his/her capability to engage in a common conversation with another person who is communicating in English.
2. Content-
Subject: Filling Out an Application

Key Vocabulary: driver's license, birth certificate, identification, proof, library card, immigrant, counter, estimate, clearly, designated
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Dialogue Building
2.Presentation Dialogue
3.Understanding & Substituting Expressions based on current situation
4. Students polish their speaking skills.
4. Objectives-
1.Practice Intonation
2.Pracitice Pronunciation
3.Learn and Write New Words/Phrases
4. Students learn vocabulary and expressions to use when speaking to someone about filling out an application form (ref. Page 6 of Worksheet).
5. Materials and Aids-
Provide copy of a worksheet from ESL / Conversational English Section titled" "Filling Out an Application" (see attachment).
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Students will be grouped in two.
2.Each student will have a piece of lined paper with pre-written roles he/she is to role-play with his/her partner.
3. Students will then exchange roles so each gets to role-play a conversation in the group twice.

B. Development-

1.Instructor will demonstrate how students are to role-play by filling out the application.
2.Instructor will then demonstrate how students are to role-play aiding the person filling out the application.
3.For each demonstration the instructor will write on the worksheet/page 4 the applicable responses.

C. Practice-

1.Dialogue Reading (Page 1)
2. Practice Substituting Expressions (Page 2 & 4)
3. Vocabulary Word Matching (Page 3)
4. Writing Own Dialogue

D. Independent Practice-

1. Write a dialogue with his/her partner using phrases introduced on the worksheet.
2. Individually work on Vocabulary words (page 3) and then check each others vocabulary matching.
3. Practice partner written dialogue for class presentation (at least 2 expressions should be presented).

E. Checking for understanding-

1.Will measure the student's comfort engaging in role-play with a class-mate.
2. Will measure level of substituting expressions during role-play.
3.Will measure student capability to record (write) a dialogue.
Will measure complications with vocabulary words/phrases.

F. Closure-

1.Presentation (at least 2 expressions to the entire class.
2. Discussion on role-play activity.
7. Evaluation-
1.After the time limit, students will be assessed on fluency of dialoguing and capability to read what was written by the group.

Benefit to Student: This activity will be an effective and fun way to enhance adult students English. Having the students role-play various roles with a partner will allow them to understand substituting expressions in certain situations.

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