To provide clarification of -ed/ing adjectives in the context of news and media.
To provide clarification and review of dependent prepositions with -ed/ing adjectives in the context of news and media.
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
Write aim on the board (-ed/ing adjectives) and show 1st slide of projector Agree or Disagree? Show on the projector statements about media from Ex. 1 SS discuss the statements in pairs and say which one they agree or disagree with.
Give SS copy of p.61 of NCE Intermediate. Play recording TP6.2. SS listen and match the opinions of speakers to the statements. O/C feedback on the answers.
Ss look at the adjectives. Draw Ss attention to how the same adjs have two different forms: sometimes ending in -ed and sometimes in -ing. Give SS handouts of tapescript. Ss find which adjective form did speakers use. Ss compare answers in pairs. Show answer key on the projector.
Ask who feels (adj)? What is (adj)? based on the text, group -ed/ing adjs accordingly on the board. Show definitions of -ed/ing adjectives on the projector. Elicit meanings for each adjective and explain by using examples, gestures, miming, antonyms and definition and ask CCQs to ensure full comprehension. Does .. make you excited? When do you feel..? What makes you..? Explain form of these adjectives and their suitable dependant prepositions that follows. Drill adjectives by backchaining sentences such as I am bored by this boring lesson. Show syllables and stress on the board and phonetic transcription of some problematic words.
Ask Ss to choose the right adj in Practice, Ex1. Ss compare answers. Show answer key on the projector.
Show question and different adjs on the projector and explain the task. Give slips of paper to students and assign pairs. Ss discuss in pairs how they would feel in case of a certain situation by using the adjs. O/C feedback about most interesting reactions.
Change grouping of students. Ask students to describe today's news, and how do they feel about it? For Ex. when they watch TV, listen to the radio or check Facebook. Ss in groups discuss in groups. Write errors on the board for correction. Wrap up the lesson.