Common adjectives, their grammatical positions to describe things and people.
To provide clarification and practice of common adjectives, their grammatical position,colours,modifiers: quite/very/really in the context of iconic aspects of the USA
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a long and short vowel sounds
Procedure (78-100 minutes)
Check HW. Ask ss to complete exercise 1a individually. Check in pairs. Elicit answers and write on the board: red, white, blue. Complete exercise 1b in pairs. Ask students about the flags from their countries. Elicit and add colours to the list. Model and drill pronunciation. Write USA on the board. Elicit all that the ss think are typically American. Eg: Hollywood films, The White House, burgers etc. Can you use words to describe these. Eg: big burger. What do you see in the pictures? Write their answers on the board- nouns and adjectives separately.
page 152: VOCABULARY BANK- ADJECTIVES Focus of part 1.SS to do the exercise in pairs. Peer check and elicit. Focus on b. Drill pronunciation of the adjectives.
Rules: 1.When we use an adjective with a noun, the adj goes before the noun: Its a big house. That's a tall building. 2. Adjectives don't change before a plural noun. I like green apples. NOT I like greens apples. 3. We use quite and very often before adjectives. She's very smart. She's quite smart. She isn't very smart.
Focus on exercise 2B a on page 127.Work in pairs. Check answers. ss to read full sentences. 1b: organize as a game with word cards. One set of all sentences per table.
Pronunciation: 3a. Listen and repeat. finish with activity 3b. Delayed error correction, clarify doubts.