Burcu Türk Saraçoğlu - TP1
To introduce and give Ss semi-controlled and freer practice in adjective-noun collocations used as lexical phrases for evaluating and recommending. To review and practice modifying adverbs "quite" and "really" to soften or strenghten the evaluations/recommendations.
To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency and expressing their opinions.
Procedure (31-42 minutes)
In warmer stage, teacher shows a fake Wikipedia page to the students. Students try to understand if the page is real or fake by talking in pairs. Teacher elicits answers from students. Then teacher says that every information on the internet may not be true.
Teacher shows four sentences on PPT and makes the students familiar to the adjective-noun collocations. Students works in groups to fill in the blanks. Teacher elicits answers from each group.
Before the activity, teacher checks ss know what "recommend" and " evaluate" mean, elicits answers and shows pictures to make the students visualize the words. Teacher wants the students look at the article in pairs to find some adjectives used to evaluate and recommend. Students fill in the blanks in exercise 1a in pairs and teacher shows the answers on PPT.
The teacher hands out a worksheet which has a sentence with "quite" and "really" and wants the students to check the boxes in the table in pairs. Students check the answers by unfolding the worksheet.
If the students need clarification after completing the table, teacher writes two versions of the same sentence on WB, and wants the class to guess the meaning of "quite" and "really".
The teacher makes the students to work in pairs to complete the sentences in exercise 3a and in the next step the students add "quite" and "really" to their sentences with noun-adjective collocations in exercise 3a. They tell their sentences in groups.
Each student chooses one of the things from the list in exercise 4a. They think of recommendation for these things for 3 minutes individually. Students give their opinions in groups and respond to each other's ideas.
Teacher asks students what they have learnt in the lesson and elicits answers, ends the lesson by thanking to the students.