to practice the previouslt learned vocabulary and introduce and practise the use of capital letters in the context of business cards
to give students reading and writing practise
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
-put the students into pairs. Show the pictures and business cards on the PPT to the students. Ask them to match the pictures to the business cards. when the ss have finished do a WC check.
-show the students the HO. Tell them they are going to circle the correct option in the given sentences. Give the HO to the students. Ss do the exercise alone. Then put the ss into pairs and ask the ss to check their answers. Show the answers on a PPT slide for an easier FB.
-Ask ss if they know the difference between "A" and "a". Try to elicit the word capital. Then explain the meaning of capital showing more examples. (eg. B-b; M,m etc) -Write the categories for the use of capital letters on the board. Show ss the sample sentences. Tell them to pick one sentence and stick it under the right category. Give sample sentences to ss. "At the beginning of a sentence: Nice to meet you. For “I”: I’m Felix Hofmann. For countries: I’m from Germany. For cities: I’m from Paris. For names: Hello, my name’s Brigitte Laurent. Titles: Mr, Mrs, Ms, Miss Rupert is here. Addresses: 76 Queen Street, Manchester Postcodes: M18 3JS Companies: City Computers Nationalities: She’s American." Then do a WC check. Underline the capitalized letters on the board. Ask CCQs if necessary. "When do we use capitals? T points at the sample sentences and ss tell the categories."
-tell the ss to look at the business cards again and circle all the capital letters. Ss check with their partners and then show them the answer key on a PPT slide. -put the ss into 4-5 groups (3-4 students in each group). Show them the envelopes. Tell them in each envelope there are sentences. Show them the strips of paper. Explain that one person from each group will come to the board take a strip of paper from the envelope, go back to his/her team and they correct the use of capital letters in the given sentences as a team. When they have finished the activity give the ss the answer key to check and take home.
-Show ss the HO. Tell them they need to look at Lucy's business card again and fill in the gaps in the HO. When they have finished, show them the answers. - tell ss to fill in the form in the HO for themselves