Beginner A1 level
To provide review,clarification and practice of positive and negative form of the verb "be" in the context of famous people and places.
To give students controlled speaking practice
To provide and enhance ability to write negative and positive statements using the verb "be".
Procedure (33-32 minutes)
A picture is set up on the WB illustrating famous people and places. Students will be asked to help the teacher to make his sentences. They make sentences in simple present, using the verb "be".
pictures of famous people are scattered around the WB and a gapfill practice is set up on the board.The students now fill the gaps all together
Three pictures are shown to students conveying singular and plural objects. Ask them to identify who the are and ask them further questions and lead them to use negative sentences.
Give them instructions by demonstrating the activity.Students start making their sentences in groups of two. Monitor them in case they need help.
Show them previous pictures and get them say what and who they are, aiming for the words; company, capital city, singer, actor and actress
give the instructions by writing an example on the board and spread the handouts.students will work individually on the sentences. Monitor them whilst doing the activity.
write one true and one false sentence on the WB and ask the students to write 3 of the same sentences. monitoring is mandatory.
Change the groupings.Make groups of four. Students now tell each other their sentences and they make false sentences true.