Elementary, A1 level
To provide clarification, review and practice of modal verbs in the context of people
To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for making requests, talking about possibilities, abilities in the context of people
Procedure (33-44 minutes)
Can you can a can? How fast can you run? How much can you sleep? How long can you play video games? How many words can you say in a sentence? Class discussion
T handout the unscramble sentences. Ss unscramble the sentences and be exposed to the grammar structure directly.
T writes the unscrambled sentences on the board ang higlights the structure of "can" and "can't" / "cannot" T gets the answers from the class feedback
T gets ss recognize the meaning of "can" for possibility, "can" for ability, "can" for requests through the examples from the ppt.
T shows ss nine fill in the blanks questions and two complete the dialogues questions through ppt presentation. Ss work on can/can't.
T first introduces the question and the short form answers. (Can you play the piano? Yes, I can / No I can't.) Then, Teacher hands out a simple questionnaire with 10 questions about abilities. Ss interview each other and collect answers. T sets a time limit: 5 minutes
Ss write up a short report based on their questionnaire results. Leyla can cook, but she can't play football.