Selcen Guney's lesson on first conditional
To provide clarification and practice of first conditinal and future time clauses in the context of exams
To practice fluency in speaking and gist listening in the context of exams
Procedure (41-50 minutes)
Teacher asks students about the last time they took an exam, and how did they feel over it. Students think about the feelings related to exams in groups, and share their answers with the rest of the class. Teacher writes some of the answers on WB.
Teacher gives the handouts to students and asks them to listen and answer the questions. Students work on their own and check their answers with partners. Teacher elicits some of the model sentences for the "teach" stage.
After eliciting some of the model sentences, teacher gives students the guided discovery handouts. Students work in groups to find answers. Teacher elicits corrects answer and focuses on meaning, form and pronunciation of model sentences.
Teacher gives students an exersize sheet for if and future time clauses. Students work in groups. Teacher monitors them in the meantime and in the end corrects some of the main errors.
Teacher re-groups the students and gives them the prepared visual material to produce first conditional. Tells them to think of different ways of making the sentence. (eg. when they make the sentence with if, tell them to try it with when or unless etc.) Teacher monitors them and notes their mistakes. Some of the common errors are corrected in the end as a feedback.