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FUTURE TENSE TO BE GOING TO
A1 level

Description

IN THIS LESSON, THE STUDENTS LEARN FUTURE TENSE TO BE GOING TO THROUGH GUIDED DISCOVERY BASED ON A READING DIALOGUE ABOUT BUYING A COMPUTER

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of future tense to be going to in the context of technology

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about buying a computer in the context of technology
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of technology

Procedure

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

T:displays the image "old mobile phone" T: WHAT DO YOU SEE IN THE PICTURE?(OLD MOBILE PHONE) DID YOU SEE IT BEFORE? WHICH YEAR DID MOTOROLA SELL THE FIRST MOBILE PHONE?(1973) T displays the image "smart phones" T: WHAT IS IT?(MOBILE PHONE) WHAT ELSE DO WE SAY?(SMART PHONE) WHY DO WE CALL THESE SMART PHONES?(THEY USE THE COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY) T displays the image "apple computer 1984" T: WHAT IS IT?(APPLE DESKTOP COMPUTER) DID YOU EVER SEE ONE OF THESE? WHEN DID THE APPLE SELL THESE?(1984) T displays the image "apple new". T: WHAT IS IT?(DESKTOP COMPUTER) WHAT IS THE BRAND?(APPLE) DO WE STILL USE OLD MOBILE PHONES? DO WE STILL USE OLD COMPUTERS? WHY DON'T WE USE THEM?(OUTDATED) WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT HOW MOBILE PHONES ARE GOING TO LOOK IN THE FUTURE? WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT HOW COMPUTERS ARE GOING TO LOOK IN THE FUTURE?

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

T GOES THROUGH THE VOCABULARY: UP TO DATE: DO YOU ALL HAVE COMPUTERS. DO YOU GET MESSAGES SAYING YOU NEED TO DOWNLOAD THE NEW VERSION OF THE PROGRAM? WHAT DOES IT SAY?(UPDATE). WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU UPDATE THE PROGRAM?(THE PROGRAM BECOMES UP TO DATE) RECOMMEND: YOU WANT TO BUY A NEW PHONE. YOU DON'T KNOW WHICH ONE TO BUY. YOU GO TO THE SHOP AND ASK THE SHOP ASSISTANT WHICH ONE TO BUY. WHAT DO WE SAY? CONVENIENT: I WORK FOR AMERICAN CULTURE AND MY HOME IS 5 MINS WALKING DISTANCE TO THE SCHOOL. IT IS EASY FOR ME TO COME TO THE SCHOOL. WHAT OTHER WAY CAN WE SAY? PORTABLE: WHY DO WE HAVE LAPTOP COMPUTERS?(BECAUSE WE CAN CARRY EVERYWHERE) WHAT DO WE SAY IF WE TAKE SOMETHING EVERYWHERE EASILY? NIGHTMARE: DO YOU SEE DREAMS WHEN YOU SLEEP? DO YOU ALWAYS SEE NICE DREAMS? WHAT DO YOU SAY IF YOU HAVE A BAD DREAM? TIP: YOU HAD EXAM. YOUR FRIEND DIDN'T HAVE. HE COMES TO YOU AND ASK YOU ABOUT THE EXAM QUESTIONS. WHAT WOULD YOU TELL HIM? SWAP: YOU HAVE A SMART PHONE. BUT YOU LIKE YOUR FATHER'S PHONE. YOU WANT TO EXCHANGE YOUR PHONE WITH YOUR FATHER'S PHONE. WHAT DO TELL HIM? T: LOOK AT 8.1, PART 2 MATCH THE WORDS WITH THEIR MEANINGS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key T: LOOK AT PART 6 READ THE QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM FIRST READ THE DIALOGS 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: I am definetely going to buy a Mac. He is going to show me how to use it. Are you going to buy a desktop or a laptop. When are you going to start applying for a new job? T: WHAT ARE THE MAIN VERBS?(BUY, SHOW, START) IS SHE GONG NOW? FUTURE?(FUTURE) WHAT ARE "AM GOING TO" AND "ARE GOING TO"?(HELPING WORDS)

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

T diplays the image " Screenshot" T wites on the board: " walk into town, buy present for Marie, McDonalds, night club, taxi home" T: WHY IS HE SMILING?(HE IS THINKING ABOUT THIS EVENING OR TOMORROW AND HE IS LOOKING FORWARD TO IT) CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT IS HE THINKING NOW? I AM GOING TO WALK INTO TOWN. T writes the answers on the board. T; ARE THESE HIS DEFINITE PLANS?(YES) T writes on the board "Use to be going to" for 1) future plans that has been decided: I am going to go on holiday. T draws the timeline . now X past __________________I_____________________________ future T: YOU SEE BLACK CLAUDS. WHAT DO YOU THINK?(IT IS GOING TO RAIN) DO YOU FEEL WHEN YOU GET SICK? HOW?(RUNNY NOSE, SORE THROAT) CAN WE SAY BLACK CLAUDS, FEVER OR COUGH ARE THE EVIDENCES OF RAIN AND GETTING SICK? 2) present evidence: It's going to rain. I'm going to be sick T: WHAT ARE THE TIME EXPRESSIONS WE USE FOR FUTURE TENSE? T writes " time expressions used": tomorrow, the day after tomorrow, next week/mon/year T writes (+), (-) and (?) sentences and short answers. T writes the form: (+) subject + am/is/are + to + main verb in base form (-) subject + am not/isn't/aren't + to + main verb in base form (?) Am/Is/Are +subject + to + main verb in base form CCQ: BULENT IS GOING TO DANCE TONIGHT. WAS DANCING IN THE PAST?(NO) IS DANCING IN THE FUTURE?(YES) HAS HE DECIDED TO DANCE?(YES) WHEN DID HE DECIDE?(IN THE PAST)

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

T gives the handout "unit 26" T: LOOK AT 26.2 CHOOSE THE CORRECT VERB USE TO BE GOING TO AND THE VERB AND FILL THE GAPS 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 26.3 WRITE WHAT IS GOING TO HAPPEN DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key T: LOOK AT 26.4 WRITE WHAT YOU ARE GOING TO DO TODAY 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: SMART PHONES, LAPTOPS, IPADS, FAX MACHINE. WHAT DO WE CALL THESE? (TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES) LOOK AT PART 4 ASK YOUR PARTNER WHICH TECHNOLOGICAL DEVICES THEY USE, HOW OFTEN THEY USE, WHY THEY USE WORK IN PAIRS T monitors and notes the errors. T write the errors on the board for correction T: LOOK AT PART 4 AGAIN READ IT FIRST T: WHAT DO YOU DO? USE USEFUL LANGUAGE BOX USE TO BE GOING TO IN YOUR SENTENCES TALK TO YOUR PARTNER. WORK IN PAIRS T monitors and notes the errors. T writes the errors on the board for correction. T: LOOK AT PART 7 USE THE USEFUL LANGUAGE BOX HAVE A SIMILAR CONVERSATION WITH YOUR PARTNER LIKE PART 6 WORK IN PAIRS T monitors and notes the errors. T writes the errors on the board for correction. T: LOOK AT PART 8 READ IT WRITE AN E-MAIL TO YOUR FRIEND TELL HIM WHAT YOU ARE BUYING, HOW MUCH, IT IS, THE MODEL DO IT ALONE T asks the students to read their e-mails

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