Teaching Practice 4
To provide clarification and practice of indefinite articles and some/any in the context of my first flat
To provide practice of furniture words in the context of my first flat
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a pair work or group work in the context of indefinite articles and some/any
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
- Show students the picture in the book - Ask them what they see in the picture - Write them on the board.
- Tell the students to read the text from the previous lesson again. - Ask them to underline "a" "an" "some" "any" and the nouns after them. - Then write "a" "an" "some" and "any" on the board and ask them what comes after them
- On the board, reflect the sentences that students found in the text and ask them questions about them: Ex: We have an extra lamp at home - What comes after "an"? noun / Is the noun singular? yes / Does the noun start with a vowel? yes - Give the students grammar diagram to clarify the meaning.
- Show them some pictures - Ask them some questions to elicit the correct answers: Ex: Is there a cooker in the kitchen? Are there any chairs in the living room? - Whole class feedback - Give the students the HOs and show them the first reflected picture again - Do the first exercise to model the activity, then ask them to fill in the blanks with "a" "an" "some" and "any" - Monitor during the activity. - Put them in pairs and ask them to check their answers with their pairs. - Give them the answer key. - Ask them to look around in the classroom and write down five things that they see - Reflect the second grammar exercise and ask them to make true sentence about our classroom. Ex: There are some students in the classroom There is a door in the classroom.
- Put the students in pairs - Tell them there is going to be Student A and Student B - Give Student A the picture on the page 132 and Student B the page 136 - They will ask questions about their partner's pictures and try to find the differences between two pictures - After the activity chose a pair and ask them to tell the differences. - Again, as an extra activity, put the students in different pairs this time and tell them there is going to be Student A and Student B again. - Students take turns to talk about their picture to their partner. Students make notes of the differences. - When they have finished, they should go through their findings with each other. - Check the answers with the rest of the class.
- Tell the students that, in the same pair, they are going to talk about their room in turns. - Give them a few mins and monitor during the activity. - After that, choose one student and ask him/her to talk about their partner's room.