Style; clothes and physical description
To provide clarification of adjective order in the context of Style.
To provide specific information listening practice using a text about four people talking about their clothes.
Procedure (34-43 minutes)
- A quote about style and trend is projected on the OHP. - Elicit from Ss what they think it means.
EX. 1 VOCABULARY 1. Project Ex. 1, pg. 105 on WB -Ask Ss to look at pictures and complete descriptions - fill in the gaps A-L with the clothing items. -Working in pairs. -Show example a) and explain further if Ss don't understand. -They will have 3-4 minutes CCQ's: -Are you going to fill in the gaps? (yes) -Which items will you use to fill in the gaps? (clothing) -How long will you have? (3-4minutes) 2. Elicit answers from Ss, GET THEM TO COME UP & WRITE ANSWERS on WB. Even if all haven't finished task. 3. Give out ANSWER KEY.
LISTENING (EX.2) 1. Tell Ss they will listen to 4 people talking about clothes and they should listen and identify each person's favourite items from the list in EXERCISE 1. *Give a random example, eg: AL: C) *Listen carefully for the clothing items 2. CCQ's: *How many people are there? (4) *So how many clothing items will you listen out for? (4) 3. Play recording max 3 times * Ss check each others answers PW *Then elicit and write 4 items on board *give out ANSWER KEY. 4. Ask Ss to discuss with partner which of the ITEMS OF CLOTHING IN EXERCISE 1 do you LIKE or DISLIKE. - If 10 minutes hasn't passed, ask partners to share with WC their peers clothing they like or dislike.
GRAMMAR (EX. 1) MFP ADJECTIVE ORDER: 1. Tell Ss that most items we discussed were described with MORE THAN ONE ADJECTIVE and that there's a correct order ; the NOUN is usually at the end. FORM OPINION // SIZE-SHAPE // AGE // PATTERN-COLOUR // ORIGIN // MATERIAL-STYLE // NOUN 2. Show Ss the table of adjective order and the HEADINGS. * Point out the first 6 COLUMNS are for different types of adjectives and the last one is.... (NOUN) * Talk about example describe that fabulous is an OPINION. The person hasn't talked about the size/age/pattern or colour but we know the ORIGIN. -GIVE HO's of Scrivener's form of adj. order- 3. Ask Ss to work in pairs and add descriptions of Fran, Jay and Bea's favourite clothing in the table. * Give table HO's to Ss. * Do the task in 2 minutes * Then elicit answer and Ss come up one at a time and fill in gaps on WB. 4. Give ANSWER KEY. (EX.2) 1. Tell Ss they will get into 2/3 GROUPS and receive a puzzle of 6 sentences of different adjectives, they will put them in order to describe clothes. * For example: BROWN LEATHER JACKET not LEATHER BROWN JACKET. * Ss have 5 minutes to complete task and then check answers with each other *Give ANSWER KEY. PRONUNCIATION: *Write on the board, drill and elicit: O 1. Her favourite thing is her red low – waisted miniskirt -> how many adj? (old, waisted= 2) /ləʊ/ /ˈweɪs.tɪd/ O o 2. He always wears his old black skinny jeans -> how many adj? (old, black, skinny = 3) /ˈskɪn.i/ O 3. I usually wear a plain green cotton hoody during the day. ->how many adj? (plain & green) /pleɪn/
FREE ORAL PRACTICE 1. IF there is time, Ss will talk about 3 ADJECTIVES from stage 4 (An elegant dark blue linen jacket) to describe the most interesting item of clothing in their wardrobe. *Example: I have an expensive-blue-silk-dress in my wardrobe. 2. Ss practice in pairs as T monitors.