To provide practice and review of Comparisons in the context of Weather
By the end of the lesson, students will have a better understanding of comparisons and will have had practice using the language.
Procedure (43-52 minutes)
The teacher uses several pictures and ex. 4 from the workbook p. 29, about weather to set the context. Feedback: WC
Teacher shows pictures of Jeewan (Kolkata-India) and Vasiliy (Moscow-Russia). Students predict what this two people have to say about the weather in their countries. Listening to audio script 2.13 to check ideas.
The teacher puts students in pairs. He gives students a task, to talk about differences between Russia and India. Teacher elicits several sentences like: India is hotter than Russia or Russia is colder than India.
After the students elicit several sentences, the teacher writes them on the WB. Later, he works on the meaning, and shows the function of the adjective. Later, the teacher works on pronunciation with whole class. WC feedback. The teacher elicits about syllables and he explains the differences between adjectives in creating comparisons. WC feedback. The teacher explains about irregular adjectives and writes several on the board. The teacher gives students list of few irregular adjectives The teacher drills the irregular adjectives written on the board. WC feedback.
Put the students in pairs. Ex. 1 - questions 220.127.116.11.8 Feedback: teacher mandates students to read answers.
Student in same pairs compare 2 cities or 2 countries they have been to. Demonstrative sentence: London is colder than Istanbul. Teacher monitors the dialogues and intervene if there is need. Feedback: the teacher mandate by one student from each pair to say one sentence.