Eighth TP 10 Oct 13
Pre-Intermediate B1 level
To provide clarification, review and practice of Life Isn't Perfect in the context of Feelings
The secondary aim of this lesson will be semi-controlled activities in the context of feelings.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
- I will start by saying "everyone has problems in their lives, for example, every morning I feel so lazy to get out of bed so early" - Ask the students to tell me what kind of problems they have every day. - Ask the student how those problems make them feel? Angry? Happy? elicit the word "feelings" - Ask the students to give me some examples of feelings.
- Divide the students in pairs. - Explain the instructions, then give the handouts and ask them to fill in the table with words they know, words they don't know and words they're not sure about. - ICQ. - Give them time to complete the task. - Ask them word by word which they know, don't know, and are not sure about. - Explain the words they don't know. - Drill chorally and individually. - Board the words and label them. - Concept check the words: * worried: am I afraid? am I anxious? am I calm? am I happy? * excited: am I bored? am I happy? am I enthusiastic? * pleased: am I happy? am I angry? am I sad? * embarrassed: am I ashamed? am I confident? * satisfied: am I happy? am I pleased? am I unhappy? * guilty: am I sorry? am I regretful? am I good? * upset: am I unhappy? am I disappointed? am I hurt? am I happy? * lonely: do I have a lot of friends that make me happy? am I happy? am I loved? am I sad? * nervous: am I anxious? am I worried? am I scared or afraid? am I shaky? am I calm? * confident: am I courageous? am I sure? am I nervous? am I afraid? am I shy? * fed up: am I bored? am I unhappy? am I happy? * annoyed: am I a little angry? am I bothered? am I pleased? am I happy? - If some students know the meaning of some words, I will ask them to explain to the class. - This is a controlled activity that focuses on the main aim of the lesson.
- Divide the students in pairs. - Explain the instructions and demonstrate. Ask the students to decide which feelings are positive and which are negative. - ICQ - Put the answer key around the class. - Students go around to check their answers.
- Divide students in pairs. - Demonstrate and ICQ. - Each one chooses 3 to 5 adjectives and uses them in a sentence describing in what situation they feel like that. - Monitor and take noted of errors if any.
- Demonstrate before writing. - Write these sentences on the board: * It makes me angry when... * I get annoyed when... * It makes me happy when... - All students stand up and mingle and discuss what makes them angry, happy or what gets them annoyed. - Monitor and take notes of mistakes if any.
- Wrte some possible solutions on the board (p.67 ex. 2). - All students mingle around class and talk to each other about what they do when they get annoyed or angry. - Monitor.