"can" for ability and possibility
To practice can for possibility and ability in the context of Hong Kong
To provide gist reading practice using a text about Hong Kong
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
I will show ss some pictures about Hong Kong and ask the ss what they can do while they are waiting somewhere
ss will read the passage for gist and see if their ideas were the same.
ss come up with sentences that have "can" and sentences with "can't".
I will elicit a question with "can. Drill it carefully, using the correct intonation and pronunciation then write it on the board, showing the two possible answers.
Ss will listen to someone talking about things you can and can't do in Hong Kong.
ss work in pairs and ask each other about a twon or a city they know using the ideas in exercise 2.