This is a grammar lesson, focusing on negative and positive forms of "there is and there are" as well as how to form questions using these. The aim is to familiarize students with the expressions of "there is" and there are".
Students will test their listening skills, as well as produce some writing and engage in group conversation. The lesson will thus incorporate Listening, reading and speaking besides the main portion of grammar.
Procedure (39-60 minutes)
- Give students exercise 4, have them listen to 5.2 and match the phrases.
- Students work in pairs and do exercise number 5 - They read 9 sentences and then match 3 sentences to each place: Keswick, Auckkland or Eyeries. - Listen again and have students check their answers
- Show students pictures of their own town to elicit there is/ there are - Put negative/ positive and questions forms on the board.
- Give students number 7, have them fill in blanks. - Solutions on walls , have them go check
- exercise 8: have them fill the gaps and then listen to 5.3 to check.
- Where would you like to live ? - Have students pick a preference and give you 3 reasons why: 1. Istanbul 2.Auckland 3.Kerwick 4.Eyeries - In groups - Find out the most popular place