Healthy/Unhealthy Lifestyle, (Grammar/Speaking) Adverbs of frequency
To provide clarification of adverbs of frequency in the context of healthy/unhealthy life styles ( how often do you...)
To provide accuracy speaking practice by a giving a survey to each other in the context of healthy/unhealthy lifestyles ( How often?)
Procedure (45 minutes)
T ask: DO YOU REMEMBER THIS MAN? HOW OLD DO YOU THINK HE IS? DO YOU THINK HE HAS A HEALTHY OR UNHEALTHY LIFESTYLE? HOW DO YOU THINK HE LIVED TO BE 103 YEARS OLD? Ex: What does he eat? Does he exercise? SS: discuss this question pairs? Little FB
The students will read a paragraph about a man from Okinawa focusing on the frequency adverbs and putting them on a cline. T ask: DO YOU THINK TAKANASHI IS ALWAYS ACTIVE OR ONLY SOMETIMES. T: Shows the slide with the text and instructs student to write the highlighted word onto the cline. PEER CHECK FB: Students come up to the board to write their answer.
T: Check the meaning: WHAT WORD CAN I USE IF I EAT ALL THE TIME. ALWAYS I USUALLY DRINK COFFEE, BUT I OFTEN DRINK TEA TOO? WHICH ONE DO I DO MORE? IF I ONLY DRINK ALCOHOL ONCE A YEAR, WHICH WORD DO I USE? IF I WORK OUT 5 TIMES A MONTH, DO I ALWAYS, SOMETIMES, OR NEVER WORKOUT? T ask: WHAT TYPE OF WORD IS THIS, IS IT AN NOUN AND VERB? T ask: How do we say this word (usually) What sound does the "s" make? T ask: Often? shows the stress. T ask: Always? show stress
T nominates a few of the students to give the an example sentence from the reading T writes: TAKANASHI 'ALWAYS 'WALKS THREE KILOMETERS A DAY. (Show form) and ask WHERE IS THE ADVERB? HE IS HARDLY EVER ILL. (Show form) and ask WHERE IS THE ADVERB? With the verb to be the adverb comes after HE SOMETIMES RIDES A MOTOR BIKE. (Show form) and ask where is the adverb. Can I use the adverb in the beginning of the sentence? Yes but only with usually and sometimes. T asks: Does the adverb usually come before or after the verb. When does it go after the verb? With the verb to be (is, am, are) Which adverbs can I use at the beginning of the sentence? If I don't have a car, do I always drive?
T ask: If I don't have a car, do I always drive? T instructs: Write the correct word from the box in the sentence. SHOW EXAMPLE, give ho PEER CHECK FB: nominate a student to tell the answer write it on the board.
SS will fill in sentences making it true for them. T ask: If I want to know how much alcohol you? How often do you drink alcohol. stress, walk to work ? ss: How often do you walk to work T: I never walk to work T instructs: Write the word that make this sentence true for you? Ex: ask a student how often they walk to work? and say you would write _____ for number 1. (2 minutes) When finished T: Now ask your partner about there answers using "How often" Give Example. Error correct: listen in during the practice for any mistakes that were made. Ask students some of the questions and correct placement and pronunciation.
SS will be surveying each other by asking how often questions. Then decide if it's a healthy or unhealthy lifestyle. T instructs: Using the cards in the envelopes I want you to ask each other the questions that are on the cards? Try to think if these are healthy or unhealthy life choices. T: Group ss into a and b and have them ask the questions between each other. T: Monitor and correct the students while they are speaking and during FB correct there form and pronunciation T: Ask the ss do you think your lifestyle is healthy or not?