To provide clarification and practice of adjectives to describe weather in the context of weather conditions and climate
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of weather in different cities os countries
To provide inference listening practice using a text about weather
Procedure (23-45 minutes)
Firstly, ask sts today's date and write it on the board. Ask questions to elicit seasons such as "Which season is November in? Is December in autumn or in winter ? Is winter coming? Is August in winter? Which season is it in?" During elicitation write each season on board Then, show realia such as hat and sunglasses for summer, gloves , scarf and coat for winter , umbrella for spring and autumn. Elicit the name of realia from ss. Show and ask "What is this? A coat " : "When do you wear coat? Which season? Do you wear a coat in spring? "
What is the weather like in İstanbul today? Is it hot? Is it snowy? It's ..... Elicit from ss. After that project visuals of some cities and ask ss : "What is the weather like in Moscow/Paris/London..?" Let them ask each other as well. After this activity ,give ss a handout and ask them to match the pictures with the correct sentence.Allocate 4 minutes. Ask them to do peer check and do WGFB.
Elicit a couple of sentences from ss and write on the board as marker sentences. Elicit the form : Sub+ contracted form of is + adj. Write storm on WB and ask how to turn it into adj. (we should add -y) Write rain ask them to change it into adj. Check by asking what the noun form is of each adjective i.e. windy - wind. Elicit the negative and question forms as well. Drill the phrases from previous activity. Drill as whole class and then individually. Elicit weather forecast from ss. Give a definition: I want to know tomorrow's weather- how do I find out? i.e. check your phone app,listen to the news? etc. Drill the word weather forecast as whole class.
Tell this is a weather forecast for Dublin. Ask where Dublin is. What do you think is the weather like in Dublin?Give sts a handout and ask them to complete the gaps with the words in the box. Ss work in pairs and they check with their partners. Play the recording and ask ss to check their answers and take WGFB.
Pre-teach the word climate. Ask ss what the weather/climate is like in İstanbul at various times of the year. Tell ss they are going to do a quiz about Turkey's weather. On the WB write what is/wet/place? And ask ss to make the question form. Elicit what structure it is (superlative) And ask the answer to this question (Samsun) Then ask ss if there is another place in Turkey that is wetter than Samsun? (no) Get ss work in pairs to write the questions. Regroup ss in pairs and ask them to discuss the questions. Give them some time (3-5) minutes. If time put pairs together into four and ask them to discuss the same questions.WGFB-nominate some ss to give their answers and encourage group discussion.