1. Topic-
Textbook: Listen and Talk 1, 2 p. 48 - 49
2. Content-
A: Could you recommend a restaurant for me?
B: Sure. I recommend Tim's Restaurant. I also like The Waffle House.

A: Would you prefer hotdogs or waffles?
B: I'd prefer waffles.
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Students will express to recommend something with their partner.
2. Students will express what they prefer with their partner.
4. Objectives-
- To recommend something
- To express what they prefer
5. Materials and Aids-
1. PowerPoint Presentation: Middle School English - Lesson 3
2. Textbook: Listen and Talk 1, 2 p. 48 - 49 CD-ROM

6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Greeting
2. Preview of lesson
(5 minutes)

B. Development-

A. (p48)
1. Have students watch the animation clip.
2. Have students guess what Paul will say.
3. Have students check the answer with the teacher.
B. (p.48)
4. Have students look at the pictures and say what is in the pictures.
5. Have students listen the dialogs and check what each man recommends and why.
6. Have students check the answers.
A. (p49)
7. Have students look at the picture and talk about the picture.
8. Ask the students which present they prefer.
9. Have students watch the animation clip.

C. Practice-

B. (p. 49)
1. Have students look at the picture and discuss the it.
2. Have students listen to the dialogs and write the number of each dialog in the blanks.
3. Have students check the answers with the teacher.
4. The students will read-a-long as they listen to the dialogue once more.
5. The students will read the dialogue aloud.
C. (p49)
6. Have students talk with the partner about which students prefer as shown in the example dialog.

D. Independent Practice-

C. (p48)
1. The students will get into groups of 4.
- (Tables:
15+4 10+14 5+9 16+11 6+2
17+12 7+3 18+13 8+19)
2. Each group will be handed a card with the words: book, movie, or TV program, on it
3. Each group will discuss their topic in English and come up with one recommendation (and why).
4. They will share their recommendations with the class and the teacher will write them on the board.

5. Each group will discuss the listed recommendations and choose one they prefer.


E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Walk around the classroom and help the students who do not understand.

Prepare a worksheet for the ones who finish quickly.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Each group will share their preferences with the class.

G. Closure-

1. Ask the students the target question.

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