mixed conditional sentences
Upperintermediate, B2 level
To provide clarification and practice of mixed conditional sentences in the context of Nicola's life story
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of N
Procedure (29-46 minutes)
T will show a picture of a couple on the slide about Nicola and her husband and Ss will read a very short story about them on the slide. "They met in Paris and married. Nicola is overweight now because she doesn’t exercise and eats so much food. Although they both work, They don’t have enough money to buy a car. Nicola doesn’t like her job. She’s in the hospital because of an accident. Unfortunately, she doesn’t talk with her parents."
T gives the first filling in the blank task s to the Ss. Ss do the task by themselves and then peer check. T monitors and gets some feed back.
T extract the model examples on the WB and explains the MPF. "if they had had enough money, they would have bought a car." "if they had had enough money to buy a car, they would drive in their own car now." "if they didn't work, they couldn't pay the bills."
T gives the a HO to the Ss to do in their pairs . T monitors and gets some feed back.
T shows a slide to the Ss filled with some sentences about a friend or a family member who has gone bankrupt. "Talk about a friend or a family member who has gone bankrupt. Ex: If he had listened to me, he wouldn’t have invested all of his money in car manufacturing. If he had listened to me, he would have his villa in Buyuk Ada now. If he had invested his money in construction work, he would be a millionaire (ˌmɪljəˈneər) now." Ss take some notes and talk with their partner. T monitors and gets some feed back.