Elementary practical english 18 hr adult course - lesson 1 introduction
a1 - elementary level
To provide Ss with a recap of basic grammar to prepare them for the context of the course
To provide fluency and confidence in conversation with the intention of Ss getting to know each other
Procedure (69-96 minutes)
Ball game: Getting to know each other Basic q's written on w/b to engage Ss in the task. Ss throw a ball to each other asking and answering basic questions eg. My name is Mine, what is your name? Once all Ss have answered the 1st q, they continue with the game with q2.
Elicit from Ss the pronouns and write on w/b Give 1st example of verb to be eg. I am ...Mine Give Ss w/s 1 (verb to be), Ss work in small groups or pairs . Monitor. Elicit answers from Ss. Take feedback.
Elicit from students the possessive adjectives and write on the board next to the pronouns. Write on the w/b the articles (a/an/the /-) with a few examples underneath. Elicit from students the correct answer. Write the form on the w/b . a for consonants and an for vowels etc . elicit the first few answers from Ss monitor Ss to check answer key
Write on w/b with big "?" "question words" Elicit question words from Ss Elicit example sentences from them. Form: Question word + verb + subject Ss to practice questions with partner
Write 'Nice to meet you! ' on the board and ask Ss if they can tell you what it means Give an example. Introduce yourself to a Ss and say nice to meet you. Ss work in 2 groups to rearrange the cut out q's with the correct answers on the w/b. Group that wins 1st gains points. Ss go around the class and ask each other questions with answers. monitor and give feedback Ss fill in gap fill (p10) and p11. Elicit from Ss words similar to Turkish. Monitor and ask Ss to give feedback
Write the questions one by one on the w/b . Give demonstrations of the q's. Play recording and Ss repeat .Elicit the stress on the w/b. W/s p 11 Ss to discuss in small groups. (match q's to pictures). Ex 2, pg 4 workbook. Ss work in pairs
Reading for gist: Ss read conversation on p 12. Ss answer the 2 q's and answer similar q's. Write form on w/b. Ss to work in pairs . Elicit answers from Ss Complete table on p 12 with Ss. Ex C p 12 sb Ss work in small groups. Monitor. Ss check answers with each other Optional: EX 3 A wb Ss work in small groups . check with each other. EX3B Ss read and fill in gaps in groups of 3 monitor and take feedback Speaking exercise: Assign each Ss a card, in their groups they describe themselves like the conversation.