Matthew Lai Matthew Lai



In this lesson we will cover grammar in the context of shopping for clothes. Elements will include vocabulary regarding colors as well as the grammar for "he / she doesn't"


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification for the grammar for he / she doesn't

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of colors


Warmer/Lead-in: About colors (5-6 minutes) • To provide a warmer that is thematically congruent with teacher before and after

- Pre-set computer with audio and video - Explain: we are going to watch a video. - Play video of slow-colors, ask about thoughts on video - Distribute HO "how many colors did you see?" - Put in pairs and combine answers. Ask each pair group the names of the colors they saw

Vocabulary: Colors (12-13 minutes) • Check knowledge of and practice vocabulary, small bit of adj. grammar

- Make 2x4 table on WB. Put 8 sheets colored paper in boxes - Divide class into two groups, hand pen to first in each group - Explain teacher will show card with TEXT of a COLOR, and then first person from either group to tick off the color wins race. Go through each color 2x. - Give away teacher's color cards and ss match the text card with the color swatch. - Pronunciation drill using colors and cards on WB - SS return class to normal setup and to seats. - ask "what color is my t-shirt? Explain location of [adj] 1. My t-shirt is black 2. I have a black t-shirt

Listening Exercise (7-8 minutes) • Listening for main points

- Hold "OLGA BEN DONNA. INSTRUCTION: Listen and write out O, B, D besides the colors. POINT OUT: possible multiple names for each answer. - Distribute OLGA BEN DONNA, play 1.85, tell students to complete HO - Arrange in simple pairs, students check each other's work. - FB: write 1-8 on board, elicit answers, point out most like black.

Grammar (11-12 minutes) • To introduce grammar "he / she doesn't + verb"

- DRAW 1x2 TABLE on WB [FIND STUDENT IN BLACK TO PROMPT] Column 1: "I like black clothes" and "he likes black clothes" -(elicit ss help to form the negative below for column 2): Column 2: "I don't like black clothes" and "He doesn't like black clothes" Drill and demonstrate forming negative: he /she doesn't + verb. TEACHING POINTS A. after he/she we add an "s" to the verb ("like" goes to "likes", so don't changes to doesn't). B. we don't add an -s to the main verb (so we don't say "doesn't likes") C. Drill pronunciation of the above table, keep an eye on "doesn't" - Divide groups into 3/4 using (Dollars, Euros, Lira, Pounds) - Explain/Distribute HO "Neg_sentence" - FB nominated students fill-in WB - distribute key - Explain/Distribute HO "Read and Correct" - FB ask (Necdet) to be the answer key

Speaking Practice (12-13 minutes) • SS use forms to practice and pronounce

- Divide groups into PAIRS using (A, B) - Demonstrate folding of HO "SPEAKING" - Instruct students who are A to tell partner B the first half of the exercise - Monitor closely hot correct - Switch B tells A same half of exercise. - Monitor closely hot correct - Instruct ALL to turn over HO and ask all A's to tell class a few things about their B partner - hot correct - B's tell the class a few things about their A partner. - hot correct errors you hear while monitoring.

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