To provide clarification, review and practice of definite and indefitinite articles in the context of daily conversation
To provide speaking practice usingdefinite and indefinite articles in the context of daily conversation.
Procedure (46-59 minutes)
Ask ss: Which is the most popular word in the English language? the. used twice in this sentence!
Ask ss to complete exercise 3a on page 89. Instructions: Use only a, an, the or leave as a blank. Work individually. Time for exercise 5 minutes. Check answers with your partner. Elicit answers as an open group. Note the errors.
Demonstrate with an example. Yesterday, I went to a café. I ordered a coffee. The coffee was delicious. I watched a movie. The movie was boring. Highlight the general rules on a flipchart. Nominate ss to elicit examples for each rule. Ask ss to relook at the exercise and check their answers with a partner.
Pair ss. Ask them to choose a topic from 3c. Have a conversation with their partner. Ask questions like Why? Why not? What about you? Demonstrate with a strong ss. Monitor and make notes while ss converse. Help the weaker ss, if necessary.
Group ss per table. Play Kaboom. with gap fills with articles as the quiz questions.