If Clause, First Conditional
Pre- Intermediate, Grade 5 level
To provide clarification and practice of the first conditional in the context of weather conditions
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of first conditional
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
The teacher starts the class with greeting and play invisible ball game. Teacher gets students to stand in a circle. Students say their name then throws the ball. Repeat this a few times. The teacher goes for monitoring and students are talking with their peers.
Teacher asks them to read the paragraph then answer the question. They will read the paragraph individually then discuss with a partner. Instruction: Are you going to read the paragraph alone or not? (Alone) Are you going to discuss a partner? (Yes)
Teacher shows the marker sentence "If I eat too much, I will get fat." via OHP then highlights the adverb of "If".
Teacher tries to eliciting with the following questions: "Where is the If Clause?" (quickly) "How many sentences are there?" (Two) "Where is the present simple sentences? (After "If") Teacher will clarify some if clause form of the first conditional.
Students complete the blanks in the statements about the first conditional.
Teacher hands out papers, and introduces the idea of "If Clause, First Conditional". Asks students to match the if clause sentences.
Teacher will reflect the questions from OHP and ask students to answer the questions individually. To make students talk to somebody in the class, teacher will divide students into two groups which are the same size. Then students form two concentric circles. When teacher play the music, the inner circle moves clockwise, the outer circle anti-clockwise. When the music stops, students start to talk each other. Instructions: Look at the questions first then stand up and make inner and outer circle. When the music starts, the inner circle moves clockwise, the outer circle anti-clockwise. When the music stops, please share your answers with your partner.