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Unit 5 Places and Buildings
Unit Purpose: The purpose of this unit is to enable students to describe the place where they or other people live, and to ask the way/ give directions.

Authors: Luisa Elliet Arellanes and Carlos Toledo, July 2010.

LESSON 1 Function 5.1 Text describing a town for Ss to notice and identify cognates, and to introduce some new vocabulary LESSON 2 Function 5.1 Text describing a town for Ss to notice and identify a/an/the LESSON 3 Function 5.1 Text with someone asking about services in a town for Ss to notice and identify questions and fixed expressions for replies
LESSON 4 Function 5.1 Text with someone asking about services in a town for Ss to notice and identify questions and notice and identify questions and fixed expressions for replies LESSON 5 Function 5.1 Text production (map) for Ss to talk about their own town/city. Evaluation Focus: T assesses Ss' ability to give information about their town LESSON 6 Function 5.1 Text describing a town for Ss to notice and identify some prepositions
LESSON 7 Function 5.2 Text (advertisement with map) offering product/service and giving the location of a place, introduce some new vocabulary LESSON 8 Function 5.2 Text (spoken/written advertisement) giving directions to get to a place for Ss to identify some forms used for giving directions. LESSON 9 Function 5.2 Text production (spoken/written advertisement) giving directions to get to a placeEvaluation focus:Peer assessment on the clarity of directions given
LESSON 10 Function 5.2. Text with someone asking the way to get to a place for Ss to notice and identify questions and fixed expressions for replies LESSON 11 Function 5.2 Text with someone asking the way to get to a place for Ss to notice and identify questions and fixed expressions for replies LESSON 12 Function 5.2 Text production (conversation) for Ss to ask for and give directions regarding places in their own town/city
LESSON 13 Integration 5.2 Integration "Where is it?" from resource pack for teachers LESSON 14 Integration Project: Present general idea to Ss (to produce a travel brochure or advertisement about town, country or city) Form groups. Get ideas about the places they would like to research. Homework: Ss have to bring in information LESSON 15 Integration: Groups share the information they brought and organize it
LESSON 16 Integration Text production: Travel brochure or advertisement

LESSON 17 Integration: Editing of text

Evaluation Focus: Self evaluation. Assessment on the use of a, an, the, prepositions and linking devices.

LESSON 18 Integration: Sharing text

Evaluation focus: Deciding what to include in their portfolios

LESSON 19 General Review

LESSON 20 Formal evaluation of unit 5: exam

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