Osman Osman

Telling the time
Beginner level

Description

In this lesson, the students will learn how to ask and tell time

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for asking and telling the time in the context of daily routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice of a letter in the context of daily routines
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of daily routines

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T display the picture of a man. T: WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THE PICTURE? WHO IS HE? WHAT IS HIS JOB?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T shows the handout " Questions about Mr Reynolds" T: LOOK AT THE QUESTIONS READ THE TEXT QUCKLY AND ANSWER THEM. DO IT ALONE CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T writes on the board "5pm, 4am" T: WHAT ARE AT 5PM AND AT 4AM?(THEY TELL THE TIME?) HOW DO YOU ASK TIME? T writes on the board "What time is it?, What is the time? Have you got time?(informal)" T displays the "Telling the time" image. T goes through the image briefly

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T writes on the board "5pm, 4am" T: WHAT ARE AT 5PM AND AT 4AM?(THEY TELL THE TIME?) HOW DO YOU ASK TIME? T writes on the board "What time is it?, What is the time? Have you got time?(informal)" T displays the "Telling the time" image. T goes through the image briefly. T: WHAT DOES THE SHORT ARM SHOW?(HOURS) WHAT DOES THE LONG ARM SHOW?(MINUTES USE PM BETWEEN 12:00 AND 00:00 USE AM BETWEEN 00:00. LONG ARM POINTS 12 AND SHORT ARM POINTS 2 IT IS 2 O'CLOCK FIRST READ THE MINUTES THEN SAY PAST WHEN LONG ARM POINTS BETWEEN 12 AND 6 THEN SAY THE HOUR. OR SAY THE HOUR FIRST THEN MINUTES FIRST READ THE MINUTES THEN SAY TO WHEN LONG ARM POINTS BETWEEN 6 AND 12. THEN SAY THE HOUR. WHEN THE LONG ARM IS AT 6. IT IS HALF PAST THE HOUR WHEN THE LONG ARM POINTS AT 3 IT IS QUARTER PAST THE HOUR. WHEN THE LONG ARM POINTS AT 9 IT IS QUARTER TO THE HOUR.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T: LOOK AT THE PAGE 19 PART 3 WRITE THE TIMES. DO IT ALONE CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T: LISTEN TO THE AUDIO 3.28 DRAW THE TIME ON THE CLOCKS DO IT ALONE CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T creates role play. T: A'S TELL B'S THEIR DAILY ROUTINES USING TIMES B'S WRITE A'S DAILY ROUTINE THEN B'S TELL AND A'S WRITE I GET UP AT HALF PAST EIGHT. USE THE PICTURES ON PAGE 18

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T monitors and write any errors for correction.

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