Elementary - A1 level
To introduce and extend students' knowledge of basic adjective, their opposites and how to use them in sentences through the context of describing personal possessions.
To provide and expose students to develop their reading skills of basic adjectives in sentences.
Procedure (47-58 minutes)
Use picture pairs to elicit the adjectives. Will make sure that Sts know which word goes with which picture. Drill. Elicit that the words are adjectives and opposites.
Give Ss the handout with the pictures. In pairs/small groups Ss match the words with the pictures as opposites. While Ss are working, put set of pictures on the w/b. Get early finishers to come to the w/b and write the adjs next to the appropriate picture. Check w/c and drill where appropriate.
Wkbk ex. 2 - Ss in pairs/small groups do ex 2. Fb - deal with any questions and focus on word order. Check Ss know what 'before' 'after' ' plural' mean. Ss in pairs/small groups do SsBk ex 2 together to check they know how to use adjs in sentences. Do w/c fb. SsBk ex 3 - Ss in pairs work together to order the sentences.
Show Ss the pictures of Sally and Bill. Elicit some things they can see in the picture - Ss guess what things they think are important to each person. Ss read the text and check if their ideas are correct. Ss peer-check then w/c FB
Give Ss ex 4b and get them to read again and say if the sentences are true or false. Ss check answers in pairs, then I'll take w/c fb. Get Ss to correct the sentences that are false. If there is time Ss will get to talk about things that are important to them - or - play a game by writing adjs on the w/b and the Ss describe it to the guesser by saying 'it's the opposite of...'