Relatively famous, Possessive s
Elementary, A2 level
To provide practice of the possessive 's' in the context of describing family members.
To practise listening for specific information.
To revise Wh questions in the present simple tense and jobs vocabulary.
Procedure (38-50 minutes)
Start with the pictures of some Egyptian celebrities and their relatives. Ask the students " who is he/she?"
See if the students can match the relatives to the famous people. Check family vocabulary, especially ex-......
Demo the speaking activity Ex b. Drill the questions and answers. Then put the ss in pairs. Change the pairs and continue with question forms in Ex f. Write the forms on the board.
Check family vocabulary- niece and nephew for example. Demo Ex 2b on page 23. Ss could do this as a mingling activity. Have them speak to at least 3 different people. Monitor and be ready to help if necessary. Some lively music could be good here. Feedback: Who has more than two brothers and sisters? Who doesn't have children? Etc.
Demo Ex 5 very carefully. Then put the students in pairs. Feedback / round-up.