Forming nouns and gerunds
To provide practice of Forming Nouns and Gerunds in the context of Life's ups and downs
To provide clarification of Pronunciation of schwa sound in the context of Life's ups and downs
Procedure (42-62 minutes)
Put Ss in pairs and give them time to complete ex.a pg.20 emphasizing not to look back at the article. Monitor and help if necessary. Tell Ss look back and check there answers. Make sure Ss understands what suffixes and gerunds are by doing language focus 1.
- Put Ss in pairs and do analysis 1. Check the answers as a WC. - Do analysis 2 and try to elicit further examples. eg: increase, surprise, support. - Do analysis 3 in pairs. Monitor and help. Check answers as a class.
Check that students understand the concept of stressed and weak forms in spoken English. I will write the words on WB and briefly explain and check if students understand schwa and give them examples. eg: America, about.
Put Ss in pairs ask them to do ex. 1a, Pg. 20. Hand out the answers and get Ss to check. Do ex. 1b. After a few minutes elicit answers if correct, praise, if not give the right answer. Change pairs get students to do ex. 2, pg. 20. Monitor and help. Check the answer.
- Get Ss to look at the pictures on pg. 21 and say which one makes them feel good and which one makes them feel bad. - Put the students in pairs and complete ex 3a.(skip 3b and 3c)
Get the students to do exercise ex 2 and 3 pg 12 and 13. Monitor and help if necessary. Hand out the answers for students to check.