Comparatives and Superlatives
To teach students compare two/three things and people. Also to give students opportunity to revise adjectives by semi-controlled speaking activity.
To provide clarification and review of common adjectives.
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
Teacher draws a big star on the board and write some numbers or places which students try to guess. Then each students do the same thing and other students guess the features of the student.
Teacher show students some pictures and students make short sentence about the images. Then the teacher asks who is taller, who is shorter etc.
Teacher writes the sentences of the students on the board and underline the adjectives.
Teacher write the form of the topic and explain the meaning via the images. Then the teacher shows the stress and teaches pronunciation.
Students do gap-fiil activity which they should write the correct form of comparatives and superlatives. Then they go on making sentences.
Teacher ask comparing questions such as "which is the longest river?" or "which is the highest mountain?" These questions include general culture so students have fun.
In this stage, students work with their partner. They ask and answer questions to each other. For example "who is more handsome?", or "which city is the best?"