Osman Osman

SECOND CONDITIONAL
A2 level

Description

IN THIS LESSON, THE STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE SECOND CONDITIONAL THROUGH GUIDED DISCOVERY BASED ON READING A DIALOG ABOUT GOING ON HOLIDAY

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of second conditional in the context of our wonderful world

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about dialog in the context of our wonderful world
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of our wonderful world

Procedure

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

T shows the image "Great wall of China" T: WHAT IS IT? WHERE IS IT? WHEN WAS IT BUILT? WHY WAS IT BUILT

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

T gives the "Listening text 7.2" to the students. T: READ THE QUESTIONS READ THE DIALOG AND ANSWER THE QUESTIONS 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: "If I could go anywhere in the world, I would visit China. If I visited, I would go to meet Su Lin's family in Beijing If I were you, I would visit the Leshan giant Buddha." T: COULD, WOULD, VISITED. ARE THEY IN PRESENT TENSE FORM?(NO) ARE THEY IN PAST TENSE FORM?(YES) I WERE. WHAT IS UNUSUAL ABOUT IT?(SHOULD BE I WAS BUT NOT)

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

T draws a person and a thinking bubble. T write inside the bubble "If I win the lottery" T asks the students ad writes the answers. T:IS IT CERTAIN THAT YOU WILL WIN THE LOTTERY?(NO) WHAT ARE THE CHANCES THAT YOU WILL WIN?(VERY UNLIKELY) T writes on the board "2.nd Conditional" T writes "Use 2.nd conditional" talk about things that are unlikely in the present and the future. T writes the (+), (-), (?) sentences with the help of the students. T: CAN I START THE (+) AND (-) SENTENCE WITH THE MAIN CLAUSE?(YES) T writes form: (+) if + subject of the if clause + could/verb in past tense + object + .....,, subject of the main clause + would/could + main verb in base form + object + ...... (-) if + subject of the if clause + couldn't/didn't + verb in base form + object + ....., subject of the main clause + would/could + main verb in base form + object + ...... (?) Would/Could + subject of the main clause + main verb in base form + object + .... + if + subject of the if clause + could/verb in past tense + object + ........ T writes the (+), (-), (?) sentences for "If I were you T writes the form: If + subject + were + object, subject + would/could + m. verb i.b.f + obj. T: WHICH TENSE DO WE USE IN THE IF CLAUSE?(PAST TENSE) WHAT IS THE PAST TENSE OF WILL?(WOULD) WHICH TENSE DO WE USE IN THE MAIN CLAUSE?(PAST TENSE) CAN I USE COULD IN THE IF CLAUSE?(YES) CAN I USE COULD IN THE MAIN CLAUSE?(YES) CAN I USE WOULD AND COULD TOGETHER IN THE MAIN CLAUSE?(NO) CAN I USE WOULD IN THE IF CLAUSE?(NO) DO I USE I WAS OR I WERE IN THE IF CLAUSE?(I WERE) CCQ: WILL MARRY GO TO CHINA?(PROBABLY NOT) IS IT LIKELY THAT SHE WILL GO TO CHINA?(NO) WILL SHE MEET SU LIN?(NO) WHY NOT?(BECAUSE SHE PROBABLY WON'T GO TO CHINA) WHICH WORD TELLS US THAT IT IS NOT POSSIBLE?(VISITED) T: CAN WE USE CONTINUOUS TENSE TO TALK ABOUT THINGS THAT ARE UNREAL, UNLIKELY AT PRESENT?(YES) T writes on the board: "If the sun were shining, I would go to the beach." " If I were in Hawaii, I would be lying on the beach." "If it wasn't raining now, I would be walking along the beach" T writes the (+), (-) and (?) sentences with the help of the students. T writes the form: (+) If + subject of the if clause + were + verb of the if clause + ing + object + ......, subject of the main clause + would/could + main verb in base form + object + .... or (+) if + subject of the if clause + verb of the if clause in past tense + object + .....,, subject of the main clause + would/could + be + main verb + ing + object + ...... or (+) if + subject of the if clause + were + verb of the if clause + ing + object + ......, subject of the main clause + would/could + be + main verb + ing + object + ...... CCQ: AM I ON THE BEACH NOW?(NO) IS IT SHINIG NOW?(NO)

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

T gives the "Second conditional exercise to the students. T: FILL THE GAPS WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERB DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key T gives the "Fill the gaps with continuous tense". T: FILL THE GAPS WITH THE CORRECT FORM OF THE VERB 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 gives the hand out "Complete the sentences with your own words" T: COMPLETE THE SENTENCES IN YOUR OWN WORDS T checks the sentences and asks the students to read them.

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

T gives the students the first clause of one second conditional sentence. The first student has to complete that sentence in their own words. The next student has to take the second clause from that sentence, and change it into the first clause of another sentence, and complete that sentence. The next student continues in the same way First student: I would be happy if it was sunny every day. Second student: If it were sunny every day, I would want to spend every day at the beach. Third student: If I spent every day at the beach, I would be good at surfing. Fourth student: If I were good at surfing, I would go to international competitions. T: LOOK AT 7.2, PART 5A YOU BOTH DON'T HAVE ENOUGH MONEY TALK TO EACH OTHER THE COUNTRIES YOU WOULD GO, WHAT YOU WOULD DO, WHAT YOU WOULD BUY. WORK AS A PAIR. T monitors and notes the errors . T writes the errors on the board for correction

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