Modal verbs for making deductions
Upper Intermediate, B2 level
By the end of the lesson, Ss will be better able to make deductions about both the past and the present in the context of losing things.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in making deductions in the context of losing things.
Procedure (30-42 minutes)
T projects the picture of a wallet laying on the floor to elicit the context of the losing things. T asks Ss to describe the picture and explain what might have happened. T projects ex2a from the Ss book, p 94 and ask Ss to discuss these questions in pairs. T sets a time limit of 3 minutes and then do a quick feedback. T projects the pictures in p 94 from the Ss book and asks Ss if the characters in the pictures are wearing the same outfit to elicit that this is happening on the same day. T asks Ss to work in pairs and try to guess the location of each picture. T sets a time limit of 2 minutes.
T projects the questions in the Ss book, ex3, p95 and tells Ss that they are going to listen to a conversation between Louise and Angie about what they did last night. T explains the exercise and that Ss will only listen to the recording once. T asks Ss to check their answers in pairs and then hands each S a copy of the recording transcript as a way of checking the correct answers.
T projects ex4 from the Ss book p 95 on the WB and explains how to complete it. T splits the class into pairs and sets a time limit of 4 minutes. T nominates some Ss to say the answers and clarify any inconsistent ones. T plays the recording to highlight the weak form of have and the sentence stress. T marks the phoneme and the stress on the WB: Someone could have taken it from your bag /kʊdəv/ T models the correct pronunciation and does some drilling chorally and then in groups.
T projects ex7 from the Ss book, p95 and explains it and highlight that Ss need to guess who the note is from. T asks Ss to work alone and sets a time limit of 3 minutes. T asks Ss to check their answers in pairs and then plays the recording.
T projects ex9 from the Ss book, p111 and explains it. T splits the class into pairs and sets a time limit of 5 minutes. T monitors and does some hot error correction whenever needed. T does some feedback and delayed error correction if needed.