Grammar - Wishes & Should Have...
Upper-Intermediate, B-2 level
To provide clarification of wishes and should have (shouldn't have) in the context of reading a short article on 6 making-money schemes. Review the meaning, form and pronunciation and conclude with 3 practice segments.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a statement / follow up questions format in the context of 5 things each S regrets over the past year utilizing the TL studied today
Procedure (40-55 minutes)
Inst - In PAIRS, Discuss 5 things you could do to earn some extra money. (PT Job) WCFB - Elicit responses from all Pairs
Inst - BY YOURSELF, READ the article and look at the cartoons and characters. Out of the 6 choices, Which do you think is the best way to earn some extra money? Which is the worst? > HO #1 Inst - In PAIRS, please DISCUSS your answers. Do you agree on the best? Do you agree on the worst? Would you like to do any of these things? Why? WCFB - Elicit answers from PW and compare similarities and differences.
Inst - BY YOURSELF, READ HO#2. Match each of the speech bubbles to the correct people in the cartoon. > HO#2 Inst - Nominate Ss to give answers. Inst - What are similar about all these sentences? (CCQ) - Are the people happy about what they did to earn some extra money? Why? (CCQ) - Do you think they would do something different next time? Elicit - Regrets / Unhappy
Meaning: (CCQ) - Are the sentences on HO#2 speaking about the past or present? (past) Inst - Look at the sentences in BOLD in speech bubble A & B. (Bubble A) - (CCQ) Is the ad on Josh's car big or small? (Big). (CCQ) - Did he like it? (No) (Bubble B) - (CCQ) - Did Zoe eat before she went in? (No) (CCQ) - Does she regret no eating? (Yes) (CCQ) - Do wish and should have mean the same thing in these sentences? (Yes) (Are these sentences saying the opposite of what really happened? (yes) Form: Instr- Look at the same sentences A-F. Which Verb form follows wish? Which verb form follows Should / shouldn't have wish + past perfect simple [-] I wish the ad hadn’t been so big. should/shouldn’t have + past participle [+] I should have eaten before I went in. [-] I shouldn’t have eaten before I went in. Pronunciation: I wish the ad hadn’t been so big. /wɪʃ/ Wish is the main stress of the sentence. I should have eaten before I went in. /ˈʃʊd.əv/ Pronounced Should’ve in this sentence with the main stress. I shouldn’t have eaten before I went in. /ˈʃʊdəntəv/ Pronounced shouldn’t + _ ‘ve in this sentence with the main stress. >Model the correct pronunciation > >Elicit that the words are linked. >Drill the correct form and I will also mark this on the board if Ss are confused
Inst - Break into 3 groups for GW > Have Ss pick numbered cut-ups from 1-3. Bring in 3 tables so they can stand around for activity. Inst - Work with your group to match the cut-ups and make 5 sentences. The green cut-ups will start the sentence, the yellow cut-ups will be the end of the sentence. Monitor - each group. Do immediate error correction. WCFB - Nominate answers from quieter Ss. Inst - Stay in your groups. READ the HO#3. Use the first two parts of your cut-up sentence and MATCH it to the handout. Discuss the correct match and write it on your handout.
Inst - Sit back down in a new seat and pick a new partner next to you. - By Yourself, READ the HO#4 - WRITE sentences about the pictures. - Check your answers with your partner when you're done. Monitor - during exercise. Immediate error correction. WCFB - Nominate quieter Ss for answers. Address any errors on the WB
Inst - READ HO#5. Follow the directions a-d and complete with your partner. The first part A, is writing. The rest of the task is SPEAKING. >HO#5 Monitor PW during exercise - note any issue for delayed error correction. WCFB - Nominate each Pair and and see Which they regret the most Delayed Error Correction - On WB address, correct, CCQ any found issues during monitring