Comparatives and Superlatives
INTERMEDIATE, B1 level
To present and revise how comparatives and superlatives are formed.
To use comparatives and superlatives orally to describe the city where you are studying.
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
T will write three questions about sports and ask Ss to discuss in pairs. T-S task feedback.
T will show pictures of famous athletes, and elicit some adjectives and their comparative and superlative forms. Ss will then look at these examples and try to figure out the rules for forming comparatives and superlatives from a HO to have a basic understanding. Ss will check the answers in pairs.
T will ask the students to list the three most popular sports in Turkey. In pairs, Ss will discuss and come up with answers. T-S feedback. T will divide the WB into two parts and write Popular sports in Turkey and popular sports worldwide and compare them with adverbial phrases. T will pass out a HO, which will be done in pairs. Ss will check their answers in pairs.
T will focus on the adverbial phrases and will let the Ss know that "adverbial phrases modify adjectives and allow more a more precise comparison.
If time permits, T will use a cline to show the difference between "slightly", "a bit", "much"and much. If not... T will pass out a more difficult HO about sports. S will fill them out with their own ideas and own adjectives. T-S feedback for difficult questions.
T will ask the students some linking questions. And give the students an oral activity and have them practice in pairs. T-S feedback