To provide review and practice of comparatives/ superlatives in the context of talking about technology.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a comparatives/ superlatives in the context of talking about technology.
Procedure (79-105 minutes)
Play the imaginary ball game as an warmer and also to get to know the members of the class.
On a flip, display energy, machines, medical science, IT ( Information technology) Elicit the words under 1B from the ss and ask them to place it under the right group. Ask ss if they can think of any other examples of technology and note them under the right group. Group ss. Give one of the topics to each table. Ask ss to write down as many examples as they can under each category. Ask ss to walk around and check at each other 's tables. Vocabulary- Explain meaning through pictures. Listen to pronunciation ( 1D) .Drill and clarify stress.
Show pictures of a small car, a Ferrari and an aeroplane. Ask ss, if you had to go from Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 40 hour, would you take the small car or t the Ferrari? Ferrari! Why? Because it is faster. If you wanted to reach Abu Dhabi in 20 mins, which of these three would you choose? aeroplane. Why? Because it is the fastest. Note fast, faster, the fastest. Now look at just the cars. Is the Ferrari faster than the small car or a lot faster ? Lot faster. Elicit a few examples from the class Briefly explain the rules of forming comparatives and superlatives. Ask ss to read rules under 4B and complete 5A individually. Ask ss to peer correct before displaying the answers. Clarify and give feedback as required.
Ask ss to read the article. Tell them they have to answer exercise 2 while/after reading the article individually. For exercise 3A, pair ss. Ask them to find the answers together. Elicit each answer after the exercise. Tell ss they have to speak in complete sentences.
Focus on 1A. Group ss into 2. Tell them they are going to debate. Has technology made the world a better place? -Each member of the group has to speak to make a point. - There should be no interruptions. There should be no repetitions. No one should speak for more than 2 minutes. Monitor and note each Ss' speaking skills.
Ask ss, did you like this activity? How did this activity help you? Ask for their feedback first and them give them feedback.
If there is enough time left, ask ss to complete 5B in class, or else HW. Instructions. Focus on any one invention. Think of comparatives/ superlatives while writing about the invention.