CPE – England’s Breakfast Revolution (60′)

This lesson was kindly planned for my dear CPE candidates. It is very objective and it takes 60 minutes to be completed.

Richmond articles with Tips to study for Cambridge: 

Part 1: http://www.richmondshare.com.br/08-tips-on-how-to-excel-at-cambridge-exams-part-1/ 

Part 2: http://www.richmondshare.com.br/tips-on-how-to-excel-at-cambridge-exams-part-2/ 

Materials used: 

PPT file: CPE England Breakfast_s Revolution

CPE PAPER 1 PART 1: CPE RUoE part 1

[Slide 1]

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1. Introducing the topic – England’s Breakfast Revolution 

At this point, learners will be activating their schemata towards Breakfast, England Breakfast and linking this all to REVOLUTION.

  • Interaction:  T-SS
  • Timing: 2′
  • Monitoring: Check whether candidates are on the same page.
  • Feedback: —
  • Steps: —

    [Slide 2] 

  • Imagem22. Setting the scene

  • Interaction:  T-SS
  • Timing: 10′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks the room and takes notes on the candidates’ contributions.
  • Feedback: focus on vocabulary, collocation, and pronunciation.
  • Steps: Candidates answer the questions shown on the board.

Would you say you’re a breakfast person?

Why do you think this is a crucial meal? Why does it have to be in the morning?

What do you usually have for breakfast?

[Slide 3 & 4]

Slide 4

3. Showing the rationale behind the task

  • Interaction:  T-SS / SS-S / SS-SS
  • Timing: 20′ (5′ to explain the rationale and model, 10′ to the task doing per se, 5′ to check the candidates’ work, 5′ to check with the whole group). 
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room and checks if candidates are having problems with any options. 
  • Feedback: Focus on collocations
  • Steps: Candidates have to do the tasks.

[Slide 5]

4. Feedback on the task

  • Interaction:  T-SS / SS-S / SS-SS
  • Timing: 10′ 
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room and checks if candidates are having problems with any options. 
  • Feedback: Focus on collocations
  • Steps:  Teacher will show the results and work on collocations

1.Seldom featuring in medieval literature

2.Admittedly, there are scattered references to travelers having a meal at dawn

3.Before embarking on arduous journeys,

4.However, in the 16th century, it gradually became the norm, not the exception

5.Some writers have attributed this to the greater availability of food.

6.For example, new patterns of employment may well offer a plausible explanation

7.For the greater importance now attached to breakfast,

8.Thus, having a meal first thing in the morning was rooted in necessity, and was no longer associated with social status alone.

[Slide 6]

5. Follow-up

  • Interaction:  T-SS / SS-S / SS-SS
  • Timing: 10′ 
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room and checks if candidates are having problems with any options. 
  • Feedback: Focus on collocations
  • Steps:  Candidates will create questions to their peers using the collocations from the previous exercise.
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- 16 years of teaching experience (Seven Idiomas / Cultura Inglesa Jundiaí) - 5 years as an Academic and Pedagogic coordinator - 1 year as a Pedagogic Bilingual coordinator at a Regular school - Letras Inglês Licenciatura Plena (PUC-SP) (2007) - CELTA - St. Giles SP (2008) - ETYL (English Teaching for Younger Learners) - International House Sydney (2012) - Cambridge DELTA MOD II, III - Cambridge Train the Trainer Cambridge Course - Pós em Pegagogia - PUC RS - MBA em finanças e geração de valores - PUC RS - MBA em Gestão da Escola na Contemporaneidade

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