To provide clarification and practice of months and ordinal numbers in the context of birthday
To provide clarification and practice of months
To provide clarification and practice of ordinal numbers
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
-T sticks a picture of "a birthday cake" on the board to elicit the word "a cake" -T asks questions "when do you usually eat a cake?" "what kind of cake is it?" to elicit the word "birthday".
-T asks What month is it now? to elicit the name of the month. -T shows HO, says these are months (January, February etc.) and gives instructions to write the missing months in the sentences, gives out HO. Sts work in pairs. -T changes sts' partners to check their answers. FB. - T gives out the answer-key. -T asks questions What is before February? what is after February? etc. to check their understanding of the TL, plays the listening track 8.8 (adapted from F2F starter, course book) to listen and drill the words. - T shows the calendar, writes the words on the board, marks the stress and drills them again. WC and individual st. drilling. -T asks a student sitting at the top to say January, the next st has to say the next month and so on. -T shows a card, reads what is written there (e.g.March), st1 without saying the word March, should explain it to st2 (e.g.It is before April) and student2 should guess what month is it? (March).
-T shows the HO, gives instructions to complete the sentences and use the dates which are given there. Sts work in pairs. FB. -T sticks the answer-key on the wall, sts check their answers. -T asks a question " what is the date today?" to elicit the date. -T says, if I get to work at 8.00, Ellif gets to work at 8:15, who gets first? to clarify the meaning of ordinal numbers. -T plays track 8.9, 8.10 (adapted from F2F, starter, course book), sts drill the numbers. -T shows the calendar, writes on the board the numbers which can cause problems to sts, marks the stress, underlines the suffixes and drills again.
-T shows a card, reads the word written in the card (e.g.December 1), gives instructions to write it as "the 1st December". Sts work alone. Sts do peerchecking. FB -T gives out the answer-key. -T divides the class into 2 groups, shows the HO, gives instructions to read the words and put them in order, T demos, writes the examples on the board (e.g, 1) 12th December, 2) 23rd May etc.). Sts work in groups. FB. Each st get a partner from another group and check their answers. -T writes the answers on the board. - T asks sts to stand up, and gives instructions to ask a question in the HO, and to write the answer and the name of a student there, and find a learner whose birthday is in the same month as his/her. T demos by asking one student his/her bd. WC FB -T asks sts to sit down, and asks s1 "When is your bd?" s1 answers "in July". -T asks "who else has bd in July? s1 answers "Elif" etc. Delayed error correction. Wrap up to the lesson.