Esin Karabulut Ozturk Esin Karabulut Ozturk

Esin-02 October 2017-My home town
Beginner level

Description

In this lesson, the students will discuss the topic of home town. The focus will be the clarification of grammar -there is/there are. After being familiar with the language, students will also practice speaking tasks in the same context.

Materials

Abc Task 6a, Redston, C. with Cunnigham, G. (2015) face2face Starter SsBk 2nd Ed. Cambridge
Abc Task 5a, Redston, C. with Cunnigham, G. (2015) face2face Starter SsBk 2nd Ed. Cambridge
Abc Task 4b, Redston, C. with Cunnigham, G. (2015) face2face Starter SsBk 2nd Ed. Cambridge
Abc Task 4a, Redston, C. with Cunnigham, G. (2015) face2face Starter SsBk 2nd Ed. Cambridge

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of grammar (there is/there are) in the context of home towns

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking practice for the context of home towns

Procedure

Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To generate interest in the context home towns

Continue with the hometown topic from the previous lesson. Show pictures of my hometown Ankara ask students: 'Do you know this city? Did you go there before?' 'I come from Ankara . So Ankara is my hometown. ' Write the sentence on the WB. Model it with one student from the class: 'Where do you come from?' Talk about your hometown with your partner for 1-2 minutes.

Building Context (5-6 minutes) • To generate interest while establishing a clear and specific context for the language to arise out of

1)Preteach vocabulary 'some and 'a lot of'. Draw a number of flowers for 'some and a lot of' on the board. Ask Ss ' How many flowers are there? Too many? Or less? Opposite of some? Opposite of a lot of' some: more than one but not a large number a lot of: a large number some /sʌm/ a lot of /lɒt/ Drill the words 2) Stick the park photo on the WB: 'Look at the photo. How many people are there?How many trees are there?' Write on the WB: ' some people, a lot of trees' 3) Task 4a: 'We have a similar task here. There are three pictures and three sentences. Match the pictures with the sentences. Work alone.One minute' 'Together or alone? Match the pictures? Check with your partner and WCF.

Presentation (8-10 minutes) • To clarify meaning, form and pronunciation of the language

1) Task 4b: ''We have another task. You will fill in the gaps. Work alone for one minute.'' 'Together or alone? Fill in the gaps? Write four sentences from the task while students are working. Whole class feedback by making four students to fill the gap for each sentence on the WB. 2) Clarification of form: Elicit from students where to use 'a' and 'an': singular nouns; 'a' with consonants, 'an' with vowels Elicit from students where to use 'some' and 'a lot of': plural nouns 3) Clarification of meaning Elicit from students 'some' (more than one but not a large number); ' a lot of' (a large number) Elicit from students 'some' and 'a lot of' are used for positive sentences. 4)Clarification of pronunciation. Highlight the pronunciation of 'there's' /ðeəz/; 'there are' /ðeərə/ Drill the words and the sentences on the WB Give HOs to Ss for later use

Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide controlled oral and written practice focused on using the target language accurately

1)Show the photo of City of Bath in order for the Ss remember from the previous lesson. 2) Task 5a: 'We have a task about the City of Bath. There are eight sentences. You will fill in the gaps with 'is' or 'are'. Work alone for 1 minute.' 'Together or alone? Fill in the gaps?' 'Check your answers with your partner' and WCF. 3) Task 6a: Another task. There are ten sentences. Circle the correct word in each sentence. Work alone for 1 minute.' 'Together or alone? Circle the correct word?' Regroup the pairs: 'Check your answers with your partner' and WCF

Production (5-8 minutes) • To provide freer oral practice and focused on using the target language more fluently

With your partner discuss: ' Tell your partner about your hometown. ' Write the sentence on the WB and model it with a student: 'My hometown is Ankara. There are a lot of parks in Ankara. There's a zoo in Ankara.' 'Together or alone? Tell about your hometown?' Three minutes. Regroup pairs: 'Check your answers with your partner.' WCF

Feedback and error correction (5-6 minutes) • To give feedback and error correction on the target language

Give feedback on freer oral practice Focus on errors that's collected during freer practice

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