Students` Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate conventions and dynamics of group oral interaction to:
- Introduce yourself and others,
- Engage in conversation,
- Take turns,
- Use polite expressions to seek attention.
Information for Teachers
- The students should be told about the use and importance of taking turns in conversations and using polite expressions to seek the attention of the person you are talking to.
- The use of facial expressions makes the conversation lively.
- Addressee is the person whom you are talking to.
- While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult the textbook where required.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, textbook
- Enter the class and introduce yourself.
- Tell the students that today we will learn how to introduce ourselves and use polite expressions for example “excuse me” or “may I have your attention” to seek the attention of our addressee.
- Tell them that they can use.
- My name is _____ _____.
- Or I am ____ _____. Or this is _____ _____. For introducing oneself.
- For introducing others, the following expressions could be used:
- She/he is my friend_______.
- Meet my friend /brother/ sister ______.
- Divide the class in pairs.
- Ask each of them to talk politely with the partner.
- Ask them to take turns while answering and questioning each other.
- Ask each student to tell the class about their partner in detail.
- Encourage the students at all times and appreciate them.
- Monitor this activity very closely.
- Ask the students to work in groups (of four or six students)
- Ask them to collect some information about each other that will be used to introduce each other to the larger group.
- Introduce yourselves ;This information can be:
- Where do you live? ________________________
- What is your favourite cartoon? ______________
- Nice to meet you; I`m______________________
- Let me introduce myself; I`m________________
- I`d like to introduce myself; I`m_____________
- Introduce others; So the introduction will sound like this:
- This is my friend Samna.
- She lives in Bahawalpur.
- Her favourite cartoon is Ben Ten.
- Ali please meets Ahmed.
- Ali have you meet Fraz.
- Ask them to choose their presenter who will present after writing the introduction.
- Ask them to write 3-5 sentences to introduce themselves and their fellow students.
- Ask the group presenters to present it in front of the class.
Sum up / Conclusion
- Tell the students that today they have learnt how to introduce themselves, others and how to seek the attention of the people while using polite expressions.
- Brainstorm with the students about where and when these skills can be used by them.
- Ask any of the three students from your class to introduce themselves and the students sitting with them.
- Involve the students involving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
- Ask the students to practice whatever they did in the class.
- Tell them that they will be doing the same in the next class.
- Do it with 3 different students daily for their practice.