demo lesson - yildiz university
To provide clarification of language used for expressing ability in the context of space tourism
To provide clarification of prepositional phrases with at in the context of space tourism
To provide clarification of be able to in the context of space tourism
Procedure (37-50 minutes)
Show two pictures on the WB. Ask Ss to discuss with their partner these two pictures and also answer the two questions that are under the pictures.
Pre-teach blocking vocabulary via eliciting: orbital/sub-orbital, require, afford, gravity, eager. orbital: M: When the space flight travels all the way round the earth, we call it _________. F: The space flight is orbital (adjective) P: \ˈȯr-bət-əl\ sub-orbital: M: When the space flight travels some of the way but not all the way, we call it _________. F: The space flight is sub-orbital (adjective). P: /ˌsʌbˈɔː(r)bɪt(ə)l/ to require: M: to need/to demand F: Working with these chidren requires a lot of patience (verb). P: /rɪˈkwaɪə/ to afford: M: to have money to do/buy something F: I can't afford a large house (verb). P: /əˈfɔːd/ eager: M: When we want something, we are __________ F: I am eager to learn English (adjective). P: /ˈiːɡə(r)/
Ss have 2 minutes to read the text and do activity B from the Student's Book individually. They listen to check their answers.
Ss have 4 to 6 minutes to read the text again and do acivity C from the Student's Book individually. Show the Answer Key on the WB.
Ss have 5 minutes to work in pairs and do activity D from the Student's Book. Show Answer Key on the WB.
T shows a gap-fill hand out with prepositional phrases to the Ss and instructs them on how to precede with the activity. Also, the T directs the Ss to the small table at the very end of the activity in order the S to check the meaning of some of these phrases. Ss are given the gap-fill hand out. They do the activity in pairs. They have 4 minutes. An Answer Key is given to them.
Ss are given the Grammar Hand Out. They read the five sentences and they answer the questions in pairs. Then, they move on to the next activity where they need to rewrite the sentences using the correct form of be able to. They work in pairs. An Answer Key is given to them. They have 7 to 10 minutes.
Ss have 3 minutes to do the listening activity from the Student's Book. First, they read through the questions and the answers. T makes sure that the Ss don't have any unknown words. Play the recording twice if needed. The Answer key is given to them on the WB.
Depending on the number of Ss, they work in groups or in pairs and they make a list of things that they think they will be able to do 100 years from now which are not possible today. T reads the sample sentence given in the activity to make sure that the Ss have understood the instructions. T monitors and then has the groups/pairs compare their ideas and see if they are similar. T gives delayed FB on the WB.