L 1D-4 Expressions to Describe Words you Don’t Know Yet NEFile
To provide practice of language used for describing words in the context of places, people, things
To provide clarification of relative clauses in the context of describing places. things and people
Procedure (50-65 minutes)
T introduces Pictures of waiter/supermarket/ mobile phone/ slim/ stressed T then asks S if they know the words - yes/no answer T asks S to describe what they see without using the name of the item.
T asks SS to go through new words in the word bank. CCQ's for understanding all items (NEFile SB-page 11. ex-4b) T tells SS they will listen to an audio now and should underline words from the box when they hear them. T then asks SS to skim the given text and Elicit if they can see the new structure. (it's ----- who/ It's a ---- which, etc) SS then work in pairs with text and fill in the gap.
T asks SS to highlight new structures from the text. Focus on the intonation and stress T writes on the board - things/places, actions/feelings, people in 3 columns T asks SS to arrange new items to appropriate columns. SS say T writes, T does not autocorrect mistakes. Once finished Elicit from SS if they can spot any mistakes/correct them T adds to the list Extra language. Ask SS to take notes as they'll need them at the end of the lesson Describing : things/places - it's like, it's used for, it's a kind of, it's similar to, it's opposite of actions/feelings - it's how/what you do/feel people - it's the one who, it's someone who, it's a person who
SS in pairs do a matching game activity 33. and stick them to the board. T leaves then only wrong answers SS do a grammar worksheet individually. T follows up with SS and checks answers - SS correct their mistakes T draws attention back to the board with wrong answers and Elicits the correct ones T goes back to the pictures from the beginning of the lesson (warm up) and asks SS to think how would they explain those words ( 2 min), after divides SS into 2 teams and play Taboo game ( where SS have to explain what they see without using a target language) SS can come up to the board to draw a card without anyone knowing T gives SS new pictures of bridge/ train/ iPod/ toilet/ astronaut/ a lock/ a key to explain. Time for preparation is 1 min
Error correct the sentence intonation and word stress Clarify possible mistakes in using Relative clauses. CCQ