To provide a fluency practice for students in the context of proverbs.
Introduce students to some new vocabulary related to the topic of childhood.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
T displays a famous Turkish proverb. T and Ss discuss the meaning of this proverb. T gives examples of other proverbs in other countries.
T provides Ss with other examples of Proverbs. T elicits the meaning of the word proverb. T clarifies the proverb meaning. Ss give some examples of proverbs they know. T and SS discuss the meaning of those proverbs.
T gives Ss a matching handout of some proverbs and statments of their meanings. T points to Ss to correct each statment based on the first example. Ss correct individually the mistake of each statement. T gives Ss feedback on tha task. Ss match each proverb to the right meaning statement. Ss check in pairs their answers. T provides Ss with the answer key. T gives feedback on Ss work. T highlights the form of if and unless clauses with present simple.
T asks students to work in pairs and think of other proverbs they have in their own language and their meanings. Ss say the proverbs in english and provide the meaning of each proverb using if/ unless. T takes notes of Ss errors.
T corrects Ss' errors. T provides Ss with an oral feedback on their outcome. T gives Ss some english proverbs and ask them to work in pairs to guess each proverb's meaning. T and Ss discuss the proverbs meaning