To provide clarification, review and practice of intensifying adjectives in the context of unusual rituals
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about girls coming of age
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about coming of age
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of unusual rituals
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
T plays the video "unusual rituals" T: WHAT DO YOU THINK? IS IT ACCEPTABLE TO HAVE THESE KIND OF RITUALS? DO THESE RITUALS PROVE THAT WE CAN BE A MAN OR WOMAN?
T: LOOK AT 5.4, PART 1 MATCH THE WORDS WITH THE MEANINGS DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T REVEALS THE KEY. T DRILLS THE PRONUNCIATION T pairs the students T: LISTEN TO THE AUDIO TAKE NOTES AND TELL ONE OF THEM TO YOUR PARTNER WORK IN PAIRS ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T PLAYS THE AUDIO "5.4" T MONITORS AND NOTES THE ERRORS.
T writes the marker sentence: "absolute agony" T: AGONY. IS IT A NOUN?(YES) VERB? ADJECTIVE? WHAT TYPE WORD IS AGONY?(ABSTRACT) IS AGONY COUNTABLE OR UNCOUNTABLE NOUN?(UNCOUNTABLE) ABSOLUTE. IS IT A NOUN? ADJECTIVE?(YES) ADVERB? CAN I SAY BIG AGONY?(NO) T writes on the board "Adjectives used for abstract nouns" -absolute, utter, extreme, indescribable, complete, unbelievable, pure, unimaginable, total. T writes: "use big" - to describe an occurence or a type of a person - not used with uncountable nouns Ex: a big decision/mistake/eater T writes: "use great" - with nouns that express feeling and qualities Ex: great admiration, great fun, a great number of T writes: "use large" - for numbers and measurements - not used with uncountable nouns Ex: a lage amount of, a large number of people,
T pairs the students. T; LOOK AT PART 3 READ AND CHOOSE ONE OF THE ROLE LOOK AT PART B INTERVIEW YOUR PARTNER ABOUT THE EXPERINCE USE THE INTENSIFYING ADJECTIVES, ABSTRACT NOUNS TO TELL YOUR EXPERIENCE USE GREAT TO DESCRIBE YOUR FEELINGS AND QUALITIES WORK IN PAIRS ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T MONITORS AND NOTES THE ERRORS. T: WATCH THE VIDEO AND TAKE NOTES. T plays the video T: WHAT IS THE VIDEO ABOUT? WHAT DO YOU THINK T: LOOK AT PART 4 MATCH THE PICTURES WITH THE CORRECT TEXT DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO? T: CHECK WITH YOUR PARTNER T reveals the key. T: WRITE A HEADING FOR EACH ARTICLE USING AN INTENSIFYING ADJECTIVE AND AN ABSTRACT NOUN DO IT ALONE ICQ: WHAT DO YOU DO T asks the students to read their headlines.
T wites the errors on the board for correction.