Grammar. 'wh' questions
Beginners (A1) level
To provide clarification and practice of 'wh' questions in the context of favourite things
To practice speaking fluently through asking and answering 'wh' questions
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
- Project the images of Gina Macy and the Eiffel tower on the WB. - Ask the ss questions on them, e.g Who is this lady/ she? Is she Turkish? leading to What is her nationality? What is this? Where is the Eiffel tower? .... in Istanbul?
- Students can work in pairs or groups of three - show the ss the text given to them earlier on the WB - Explain to the ss to underline the wh question words in the text - Underline one as an example - ICQs.' Do you circle? No' - Ss check the answers in pairs/ groups - WCF -Make a list of the words as the students say them to lead to the next stage of the lesson (Clarification)
- Explain MFP of 'wh' questions -With the words already written on the board, practice their pronounciation with the ss. - CCQs to check for meaning - Ask them to spell the words and say them
- Explain the gapfill exercise to ss. - ICQs - Hand out the gap fill exercise. - Check the answers (WCF) - Make 3 groups. - Explain the activity - ICQs - Hand them the questions and answers - ss stick the right questions and their answers
the students take out folded pieces of paper which have a question word written on them they make a question and ask their partners.