(W, P) Warm up:
Elicit from students about the types of entertainment in their cities (E.g. visiting museums, going shopping, going to the concert and etc.).
Write their ideas on the board.
(I, P, W) Reading
Tell students that they are going to read about entertainment in London, ask the following questions:
Have you ever been to London?
What did you do there?
What do you think you can do there?
Students work in pairs and write the form of entertainment shown on pictures, model the first answer: watching a film at the cinema. Draw students’ attention that their answers should begin with verb+ing.
Ask students to rank the forms of entertainment individually and then compare their ranking in pairs.
Some students could be given another task: they can match pictures with activities given.
Discuss together with a class which forms of entertainment are the top three among students.
Students read the text “Entertainment in London”.
Students work in pairs and choose the correct word. Encourage students to deduce the meaning of unknown words from the context. Some students may use dictionaries if they struggle to understand the meaning of the word from the context.
Students read the text again and fill in the missing information. Ask students to compare their answers.
Some students can the given a list of words to choose from. This list will help them to complete the sentences with the missing words.
Elicit from students different ways of expressing recommendations:
You should _______
You shouldn’t ___________
I recommend to ___________
I do not recommend to____________
Students work in groups and write some advice in their own words for visitors to London. They should include some words from the text.
A friend from another city (or country) is visiting your city for four days next week. Suggest some entertainment for each of the four evenings that they would like. Students should use language for giving recommendations and vocabulary for entertainment.