Negative verb 'to be'.
To introduce and practice the singular negative form of 'to be' in the context of famous people and places.
Skills: To give students controlled speaking practice.
Procedure (44 minutes)
I will re-introduced myself to the class. I will say may name and will tell them that I'm American, I'm not Chinese. Then, I will ask students to work in groups of 4 using their cities names for conversation.
I will demonstrate ex. 9b, using ex 2 and will distribute another piece of paper with information to help them complete the ex. Students will work in pairs to create negative sentences. Leonardo di Caprio is not Italian and also practice the contraction form, isn't Italian.
We will check the pronunciation of words in ex 9a. Capital (city) a singer, a company, (headquarters, songwriter, record producer.) I will elicit the meaning of the words in parenthesis by saying: "Beyoncé is a ____. and will mimic singing. She is also a___ ? If you write songs, you are a song __?
Using the handout mentioned on the previous stage, students will work in groups of four and will create three negative and three positive sentences each, e.g. Beyoncé is American. Fiat is not a Japanese company.
I will handout a stack of country and capital words. Students will practice in groups of 4 saying sentences such as: "Cairo is not the capital city of Spain." Then we will elicit nationality names by demonstrating: I'm from America, I'm American. I will show them pictures with stereotype personalities and will proceed to elicit: he is ___ German, French, Japanese. They will continue working in groups of 4 Finally , I will stick on the board the ending of the different nationalities and they will placed them into their respective groups
I will handout cards with names last name, nationality, and place of residence. Students will have each two cards; one card is who they are, and another, who are they looking for. They will ask and answer questions: "What is your name, or Are you John?" Yes I am. No, I'm not. They will rotate around the classroom trying to find the person assigned to them.