Teaching practice 7
To provide clarification of the second conditional in the context of wishes and regrets
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of wishes and regrets
Procedure (43-55 minutes)
T puts a picture on the WB and asks Ss "what do you think is going on in this picture?" Ss guess and T elicits the functions of making wishes. T puts another picture and elicits more examples of the functional language. T elicits the phrases "I wish ..., If only ...., I wish I had ...... "
T asks CCQs like " Are we describing a past actions? – No Did this event happen? – No Is it likely to happen? – No Am I stating a fact or making a wish? Making a wish. Do I want it to happen? Yes" T elicits the different ways of expressing a hypothetical situation. T "How else can we describe unreal things? How do we talk about things we dream of having?" T elicits "the second conditional, I wish...., and If only......"
T asks Ss for examples using (I wish) then writes one sentence on the board and elicits M, F and P. Ss provide the sentences and T might do some hot error correction. Then, he notes to students that they can replace (I wish) with (If only) Ss give examples and T gives FB. Then, T writes on the board (If you were rich,.......) on the board and asks students to discuss the possible answers with their partners. T asks Ss to share their answers and does some error correction.
T Gives Ss HO1 and asks them to do exercise A. "Work alone, use the words to make full sentences." Ss do the ex, T monitors then stops the activity. T "Check your answers with your partner" T assigns pairs, Ss check their answers. Then, T gives Ss the answer key as a FB.
T gives Ss HO2 and asks them to do ex B. "work with your partner and complete the sentences" Ss do the ex, T monitors, takes notes and then stops the activity. T asks student to check their answers in pairs. Ss check. Then, he hands them the answer key to check whether they answered correctly or not. T gets some pairs to share their answers with the group and might do some error correction.
T gives Ss cutups with some phrases on them. Ss use these phrases to make sentences about themselves and they share it with their partners. T " Take one cutup from the box and make a sentence about yourself. share this sentence with your partners. then swap the cutup with him/her " Ss mingle, T monitors and takes notes for delayed error correction.