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SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES
A1 level

Description

IN THIS LESSON, THE STUDENTS WILL LEARN SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES THROUGH GUIDED DISCOVERY BASED ON READING A TEXT ABOUT MOSCOW

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of superlative adjectives in the context of moscow city guide

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of adjectives describing the city in the context of moscow city guide
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of moscow city guide

Procedure

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

T displays the image "red square" T: WHERE IS THIS PLACE? WHAT DOES THIS PLACE LOOK LIKE? DO YOU WANT TO GO THERE? WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT MOSCOW AND RUSSIANS? WHAT ARE THE RUSSIANS LIKE?

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

T: READ THE TEXT AND FILL THE GAPS BELOW. DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key

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

T writes the marker sentences: It is the biggest city in Europe. It is the most beautiful underground in the world. Moscow is the 7.th largest city in the world T: BIGGEST, BEAUTIFUL AND LARGEST. WHAT ARE THEY?(ADJECTIVES) WHAT ARE THE BASE FORMS OF BIGGEST AND LARGEST? DO THE ADJECTIVES COME BEFORE A NOUN OR AFTER A NOUN? DO YOU NOTICE THE BEFORE BIGGEST, LARGEST, MOST BEAUTIFUL? WHAT KIND OF NUMBER IS 7.TH?(ORDINAL NUMBER)

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

T: ISTANBUL, ANKARA. KONYA. IS ANKARA BIGGER THAN ISTANBUL?(YES) IS KONYA BIGGER THAN ANKARA?(YES) KONYA IS THE ...(BIGGEST) T: ISTANBUL, ANKARA AND KONYA. WHAT ARE THEY?(CITIES) CAN I COMPARE ISTANBUL, ANKARA AND ENGLAND?(NO) WHY?(ENGLAND IS A COUNTRY) WHAT DO WE COMPARE?(SAME THINGS) HOW MANY CITIES DO I COMPARE? TWO? OR MORE?(MORE) T writes: superlative adjectives are used for comparing one thing with more than two things/people/ animals and they must be in the same group. T: WHAT IS THE BASE FORM OF THE ADJECTIVE BIGGEST?(BIG) BIG. DOES BIG HAS LESS SYLLABLES THAN 3?(YES) HOW DO WE FORM SUPERLATIVE?(ADD –EST TO THE END OF THE ADJECT) T writes on the board “Forming superlative adjectives” " 1) One syllable adjectives and mostly two syllable adjectives. T writes “a) for most adjectives add “est” T writes examples: fast-fastest, great-greatest, T: WHAT ABOUT ADJECTIVES ENDING WITH “E”?( ADD –ST) T writes “b) adjectives ending with “e”, add “st T writes examples: large-largest, close-closest T: WHAT ABOUT ADJECTIVES ENDING WITH VOWEL AND CONSONANT? SAY BIG HOW DO WE FORM SUPERLATIVE?(DOUBLE THE CONSONANT AND ADD “EST” T writes “c) adjectives ending with a vowel and consonant, double the consonant and add “est” T writes examples: big-biggest, sad-daddest, fat-fattest T: WHAT ABOUT ADJECTIVES ENDING WITH "y"? HOW DO WE FORM SUPERLATIVE?(DROP “Y”, ADD “IEST”) T writes “d) adjectives ending with “y” T writes “ drop “y” and add “iest” T writes examples: happy-happiest, cosy-cosiest T writes on the board “2) some two syllables adjectives and more T: HOW DO WE FORM SUPERLATIVE?(ADD MOST OR LEAST BEFORE THE ADJECTIVE? T writes “add most or least before the adjective” T writes examples: beautiful-most beautiful, expensive-least expensive T: WHAT ABOUT IRREGULAR SUPERLATIVES? ANY IDEA? T writes on the board “3) ierregular suprlatives T writes “ good - best, bad – worst, little – least, far – furthest, far-farthest, old-eldest much-most T points at the sentences on the board T: WHAT DO WE USE BEFORE THE SUPERLATIVE?(DEFINITE ARTICLE “THE” T writes on the board: "use before the superlative adjective" 1) definite article "the" T writes the form: the + superlative adjective + noun T points at the sentence "the 7th" WHAT ELSE CAN WE USE?(THE + ORDINAL NUMBER/CARDINAL NUMBER) 2) definite article the + ordinal/cardinal number T writes examples: the two most expensive cars, the 7th biggest city T writes the form: the + ordinal/cardinal number + superlative adjective + noun T: WHAT ELSE CAN WE USE?(POSSESIVE ADJECTIVES “MY,YOUR,HIS…..) 3) possesive adjectives T writes examples: his biggest house T writes the form: possessive adjectives + superlative adjective + noun T: WHAT ELSE CAN WE USE?(POSSESIVE ADJ + ORDINAL/CARDINAL NUMBER) 4) possesive adjectives + ORDINAL/CARDINAL NUMBER T writes examples: my second best city, his two best friends CCQ: DO WE USE SUPERLATIVE ADJECTIVES TO COMPARE TWO THINGS?(NO) ISTANBUL MOST CROWDED CITY. IS IT CORRECT?(NO)

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

T: LOOK AT 90.1 LOOK AT THE EXAMPLE WRITE SENTENCES WITH COMPARATIVES AND SUPERLATIVES 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: LOOK AT 90.2 LOOK AT THE EXAMPLE COMPLETE THE SENTENCES WITH SUPERLATIVES 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: LOOK AT THE PAGE 53, PART 6 READ IT FIRST. T divide the class into A's(Local), B's(Tourist) T: THE TOURIST WILL ASK YOU, WHERE THE GOOD, CHEAP, CLEAN HOTELS, RESTOURANTS ARE, INTERESTING MUSEUMS, BEAUTIFUL PLACES AND SO ON LOCALS WILL ANSWER THE QUESTIONS USE SUPERLATIVES AND COMPARATIVES

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