Osman Osman

Adverbs of frequency and time expressions
A1 level

Description

In this lesson, the students will learn the use of adverbs freguency and time expressions in simple present tense through guided discovery

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of adverbs of frequency and time expressions in the context of jobs

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about work routine in the context of jobs
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of jobs

Procedure

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

T shows the image " architect" T: WHAT IS HIS NAME?(DAVID) WHAT IS HIS JOB?(ARCHITECT) WHAT DOES AN ARCHITECT DO?(HE DESIGNS BUILDINGS)

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T shows the handout "Read the questions and answer them" T: READ THE QUESTIONS FIRST READ THE TEXT ANSWER THE QUESTIONS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key: 1) Everyday is different. They never build the same building twice 2) He usally has breakfast at home with his family, but sometimes he has breakfast with his his colleagues near the office 3) He is usually back in the office buy lunchtime 4) He never talks about work at home.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T writes on the board " Adverbs of frequency " T writes on the board " I am usually late. I usally have breakfast at home. She never talks about work at home. They always leave work at 5:30. I occasionaly have meetings with new clients. We sometimes work late. He rarely comes early You don't often get up early. T: USUALLY, SOMETIMES, NEVER, ALWAYS, OCCASIONALY, OFTEN WHAT DO THEY SAY US?(THE NUMBER OF TIMES WE DO THINGS) T draws a diagram, writes the days as M, T, W, T, F, S, S T writes the adverbs of frequency T: LOOK AT THE SENTENCES HELP ME TO FILL THE THE CHART M T W T F S S always + + + + + + + usually/often + + x + + + + sometimes x + + + + x x occasionaly x x x x + + x rarely x x + x x x x never x x x x x x x

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

T points at the sentenses and ask T: WHAT IS THE VERB?(TO BE) WHERE DO WE PUT THE ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY? BEFORE IS OR AFTER IS? T writes the verb "to be" T writes the form: (+) subject + am/is are/ + adverbs of frequency (-) subject + am not/isn't/aren't + adverbs of frequency(except never) T: DON'T USE " NEVER" IN A NEGATIVE SENTENCE. USE IT IN A POSITIVE SENTENCE T: WHAT ABOUT WHEN THE VERB ISN'T TO BE? WHERE DO WE PUT THE ADVERB OF FREQUENCY? BEFORE THE MAIN VERB OR AFTER THE MAIN VERB? T writes the form: (+) subject + adverbs of frequency + main verb T: WHAT ABOUT THE NEGATIVE SENTENCE? DO WE PUT THEM BEFORE THE HELPING WORD OR AFTER? T writes the form: (-) subject + don't/doesn't + adverbs of frequency(except never + main verb in base T: DON'T USE " NEVER" IN A NEGATIVE SENTENCE. USE IT IN APOSITIVE SENTENCE T drills the pronunciation CCQ: THE MAIN VERB TO BE. WHERE DO YOU PUT THE ADVERBS OF FREGUENCY? BEFORE TO BE OR AFTER TO BE?(AFTER) HE ISN'T NEVER LATE. IS THE SENTENCE CORRECT OR WRONG?(WRONG) WHY?(BECAUSE WE DON'T USE NEVER WITH A NEGATIVE SENTENCE, WE USE IT IN A POSITIVE SENTENCE) WITH THE OTHER VERBS WHERE DO YOU PUT THE ADVERBS OF FREGUENCY? BEFORE THE MAIN VERB OR AFTER ?(BEFORE) YOU DON'T NEVER COME LATE. IS THE SENTENCE CORRECT OR WRONG? (WRONG) WHY?(BECAUSE WE DON'T USE NEVER WITH A NEGATIVE SENTENCE, WE USE IT IN A POSITIVE SENTENCE)

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T shows the handout "Exercise Unit 94" T: LOOK AT THE WORDS IN THE BRACKETS USE THE WORDS IN THE BRACKETS AND WRITE THE SENTENCES. DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER. T reveals the key.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T shows the hand out "English file P 127 3Cb" T: THE WORDS ARE MIXED WRITE THE SENTENCES IN CORRECT FORM DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T creates role play. T: TELL YOUR PARTNER ABOUT YOUR TYPICAL DAY AT WORK, UNIVERSITY USE ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY IN YOUR SENTENCES USE THE LANGUAGE BOX TO HELP YOU

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