Seasons and Dates
To provide review and practice of vocabulary in the context of seasons and dates
To provide clarification and practice of on, in ,at in the context of seasons and dates
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of seas
To provide gist and specific information in the context of seasons and dates
Procedure (34-52 minutes)
Show Ss a picture of the four seasons and ask them "what is this picture about?" Ask Ss " what are the four seasons?". Clarify the names of the seasons. Clarify the difference between autumn and fall. ask students "what are the months of each season?" ask students to work in pairs to answer the question. Get the FB from Ss.
Ask Ss to choose the correct sentence" here are two sentences,one is wrong and one is correct, choose the correct one and why did you choose it?". Tell Ss that they have only two minutes to answer the question. Ask Ss to check in pairs the answer. Ask Ss which sentence did they choose and discuss why. Elicit from Ss the rule that the months should be written with a capital letter at the beginning of it.
Ask Ss to complete the months with a capital letter and give them two minutes to finish it. Ask Ss to check in pairs. Give Ss the answer in a printed paper and ask them to check if their answers are correct or not. Tell Ss that they are going to listen to a track and ask them to listen and repeat "please listen and repeat".
Ask Ss To work in groups. Ask each student to ask his\her partners about in which season did they born. Ask Ss "are you going to speak or write?" Give them Two minutes for this activity.
Ask Ss to read the exercise carefully and to fill the gaps. Give them only two minutes to answer it. Ask Ss how much time do you have to answer the question. Demonstrate with them by asking them by pointing at 7th and ask them about the answer. Ask Ss to check in pairs. Give them a printed paper and ask them to check their answers. Ask Ss to read the calendar again and answer the question: "would you read it again and fill the gaps with the right answer from the box?". Ask Ss to check in pairs. Give them a printed paper with the right answer and ask them to check their answers: would you check your answers please?".
Ask Ss to read the table first. Ask Ss "are you going to read and and answer?". Ask Ss to complete the table. Read the first date "the first of January" as an example. Demonstrate with them "the fourteenth of February". Ask them to complete the whole table. Ask them to check in pairs. Give them a printed paper with the right answer and ask them to check their answers. Ask them to listen to the track and repeat.
Ask Ss to read the questions" would you read these three questions" Ask Ss to work in pairs. Demonstrate with a student. Ask him\her why 14th February is important? Give Ss four minutes to answer the questions. Ask Ss" how much time do you have to answer the questions?".
Ask Ss to complete the sentence with in,on or at. Ask Ss to check in pairs. Give them only two minutes Ask students to listen to a track and check their answers Asl Ss to listen again and repeat
Ask Ss to answer the activity: "match in,at and on with the correct answer?" Give them only one minute. Ask them how much time do you have to answer the questtion. Ask Ss to check in pairs. Get FB from WC.
Ask Ss to read the sentences and fill the gaps with the in, at or on Ask them to check in pairs Check answer with the whole class.
Ask Ss to read the sentences in the last task again" now, I want you to read the sentences again" Ask them to write full sentences like these sentences to describe their daily routine. Give them two minutes and ask them how much time do you have to answer. Ask Ss to check in pairs.