gerunds and infinitives
To provide clarification and practice of gerunds and infinitives in the context of listening to music and how it makes us feel
To provide Ss speaking with fluency practice whilst using the TL of the lesson (gerunds and infinitives)
Procedure (44-55 minutes)
Play mastermind with music themed words/Leads to gerund
Introduce Tl for the lesson, gerunds and infinitives through a test Give Ss quiz handout. Ss work along to quickly answer all the questions, changing verbs to infinitive or gerund form.. Give answer key, Ss mark their quick quiz. See how well Ss did. Use the key from the book to guage how well they did 25-30: Excellent- striaght to further rpactice 16-24; Quite good, spend a little time on clarification 0-15: SPend more time on clarification. More in depth
Depending on results from quiz: Elicit what a gerund is (verb acting as a noun with an ing ending) what an infinitive is (add to) Use two setences "I remember bringing the concert tickets" and " Please remember to bring the concert tickets" Which uses gerund, which uses infinitives? Which one is about remembering the past? Which one is about remembering something for the future? Introduce idea that the same verb can have an infinitive or gerund. Use sample sentences to show how sometimes meaning changes depending on the gerund or infinitive and soemtimes it doesn't eg, I srated to listen, I started listening (same). remember to bring the tickets, I remember bringing the tickets (different) I won't forget losing the tickets. I forgot to bring the tickets. Try to play the guitar. Try playing that song n a different key.
Task Ss with completing the second gap activity from worksheet, Ss must use either a gerund or infinitive form of a verb from the list. Peer checking and then use answer key. Then task Ss with the circling actiivy if time left (and if neceassary after quiz). Same procdure, work alone then peer checking. Give answer key. WC feedback to go through any problems that came up in monitoring. Any Ss questions
Ss are split into A and B. They fill in their respective work sheet using the correct verb form. Check with the person next to them . They then go roudn the room finding someone from the other group and ask them a question on their sheet. Keep askign people until they have asked (practiced every question on their sheet. If time WC feedback, what did they discover about each other?
Divide Ss into pairs for final task. Tell each other things from task e, pg 57. Turn it into a covnersation tell them to ask why Swap partners, do again. WC feedback, check some answers, elicit longer answers, ask "why"