To give students practice in the present continuous in the context of colours and clothes.
To clarify and give practice in vocabulary about colours and clothes and to practise speaking for fluency.
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
Preteach the vocabulary: wear grey suit white shirt yellow T-shirt trainers blue jeans red jumper green jacket brown boots dress shoes
Focus attention on the pictures of the people.Point to Nigel and elicit the missing words (suit and shirt). Tell Ss to complete the other descriptions in pairs.Check answers as a whole class.
Focus attention on the sentences in ex.1.Ask Ss to underline the -ing verbs in ex.1. Highlight that these verbs describe the actions happening now and around now.
MEANING: I am wearing a blue shirt now.Elicit my shirt on me and say Ss that I am wearing a blue shirt now. Ask CCQs about the sentences: - Am I wearing a blue shirt now? Yes - Can you see it now? Yes Clarify the form on the WB and the pronunciation. Write the sentence "I am wearing a blue shirt now." Clarify am/is/are and Ving and sentence stress and intonation on the sentence.
Ex.2. Focus on the example. Describe a student without saying their name and get students to guess who it is.Ss continue in pairs. Highlight any errors after the task.
Ex.3 Focus attention on the example and then talk about my clothes.Ss take it in in pairs to stand up and describe their clothes.
Ex.4 Focus attention on the language in the speech bubbles and elicit full answers.Do an example with one of the Ss and get them to do it in pairs.