Elementary A2 level
By the end of this lesson, the students will have learned about how to make comparative adjestives with "adj.+er (+than)" & "more+adj (+than)" and use them in sentences
By the end of the lesson, the Ss will have had oral practice related to their city, family, class, etc. using comparative adjectives
Procedure (28-41 minutes)
*5 pairs of pics are projected on the screen. *Each pair of pics is thought to be able to make Ss use some sort of a comparative form to compare the 2 situations. *Teacher puts Ss into groups of three. INSTRUCTIONS: *Eyes on the board, everybody! *Look at these pictures and talk about them in your groups. *You have 3 minutes. *DO YOU SPEAK ENGLISH WITH YOUR PARTENER OR TURKISH? Ss say "ENGLISH".
*Ss are given an HO (i.e. Test #1). INSTRUCTIONS: *Chesting/Eyes on me, everybody! Look this way! *There are 5 pairs of pics here, and 3 words at the top each pair. *Look at the pictures and write a sentence with these words. *You have 5 min. MONITORING: T monitor closely and very carefully. EARS LIKE RADARS SENSITIVE TO OBJECTS (words or sentences) FLYING PAST! ******* Pick your notebook and pen before you start monitoring!
* Run FB. * Ask 1 person from each group to say one of the Ss they made. * Do not tell them whether their sentences are correct or not. Just listen to what they say! *Draw a map of Turkey and Azerbaijan. Put the 3 words "Turkey-bigger-Azerbaijan" on the board. Ask them to make a sentence with it. TRY TO ELICIT THE SENTENCE! *Ask CCQs. *Focus on the form of the sentence. Subj+verb+adj.+er / Subj.+verb+more+adj. *Drill the sentence (REPETITION/BACK-CHAINING). Solo/Choral (selective)
*Test #1 is given to Ss again. INSTRUCTIONS: *CHESTING/TEST #1 *Write your sentences again. *5 minutes! [Ss follow the same procedure as in Test#1.] *T monitors closely. *T gives them 5 sets of answers./Ss choose the correct answer among the 3 options. *After 5 min, Ss check answers in pairs. T runs FB.
*At this stage, Ss work in pairs and use comparatives to make sentences about their family, relatives, country, city, and class. *INSTRUCTIONS: *CHESTING/Make sentences about your families, relatives, country, city, and class. *There is an example for you here. *You have 5 min. *Ss are given an HO. T runs FB (WC).