Be going to for predictions
To provide clarification of be going to for predictions in the context of a fortune teller story
To provide practice and pronunciation of the words from the text in the context of fortune teller story
Procedure (48-60 minutes)
To generate interest T shows a picture of a fortune teller and asks questions about ss's experiences.
T hands out a text about a fake fortune teller story. And tell Ss that it is a story about the fortune teller on the board that they talk about earlier at the beginning of the lesson. T writes the name of the fortune teller and ask ss to read the text .In that text, there are sentences consists of -be going to -form in the meaning of predictions. Ss are introduced to the target language.
T asks ss to underline prediction sentences. T clarifies what a prediction is by eliciting the meaning from the ss in order to help ss find -be going to sentences.
T writes a marker sentence on the WB that is elicited from the ss. T clarifies the meaning of the target language by highlighting form and pronunciation.
T hands out an activity sheet for ss to find and correct the mistakes. With the controlled practice, ss have no choice over the language so they focus on gainin confidence understanding the form. They check their answers with their partners.
T hands out a sheet with some pictures on it.Ss make predictions about the pictures and write sentences with - be going to. They check their answers with other students. Ss write the answers on the board.
As a freer oral activity, T asks ss to talk with their partner about their predictions for themselves in five years time.