Teaching Practice 1
To provide clarification of jobs in the context of famous people and learners' own job
To provide practice of negative to be verb 'isn't' in the context of jobs
Procedure (31-49 minutes)
Introduce the context of jobs by showing them a famous Turkish businessman picture and ask some questions: 'Who is he?' 'Is he famous?' 'He is a ...' (Elicit his job and write on the board. Remind them 'Famous People' activity we did in the previous lesson and ask the famous people they talked about. Ask them to remember and tell their jobs. Draw a circle on the board and write in big letters 'JOBS' in the circle. Write the words you get from the students around the circle.
Ask the students to match the pictures with the words in the Students' book page 18 ,ex.1 and then check in pairs. Choose some students and let them write their answers on the board and check the answers together. Let the students do the exercise in the workbook page 16 ex.1 and check their answers in pairs. Choose some students and let them write their answers on the board and check the answers together.
Focus on problematic words as needed and check the meaning of similar words (i.e. nurse vs.doctor) Drill pronunciation.( Turn back to SB ex 1. and drill the words.
Use the pictures in ex.1 Show one of the pictures and ask: 'What's his job?' The students will answer: 'He is a ...' 'What's her job?' The students will answer: 'She is ...' Let them work in pairs , ask and answer the questions.
-Ask students to complete the sentences in workbook page 16 ex.2 -Have students write one positive and one negative sentence on a piece of paper about their job
Talk about yourself: ' I am a teacher.' ' I'm not a doctor.' Ask a student his/her job . i.e.: 'T: What's your job? S: I am a police officer. T: You are a police officer. You're not a teacher. Show the pictures in ex1. again and elicit the negative sentences and drill. Write the negative form of be on the board with subject pronouns I'm NOT a businessman. You 're NOT a teacher. He is NOT a builder. She is NOT a shop assistant.
Ask Ss to stand up and move around the class asking about each other's job and try to remember each other's job.
Let the students work in small groups and give them some of the sentences that they wrote before. One S takes a sentence out and reads it. the rest of the group has to decide if it' s true or false about them, based on what they remember from the mingling.