Across the globe - Comparatives and superlatives
To provide clarification, review and practice of Comparatives and superlatives in the context of Across the globe, features and sights
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Conversations and debate in the context of Around the globe
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
Work in groups and complete a quiz about the world around them. This will generate interest and set the context of the lesson. This is a short listening task. I want them to answer the questions and answers will be provided. Mark own answers. 5 Questions. 1) What is the tallest mountain in the world. Everest. 2) What is the longest river in the world. Nile. 3) Is Russia bigger than Canada? YES 4) What country has the longest coastline in Europe? Norway 5) Is Big Ben taller than Statue of Liberty? Big Ben
Provide examples for study on the board. What is the longest river in Turkey? What was the most enjoyable holiday you've ever had? Longest and most enjoyable are superlatives forms. The superlative form is -EST or MOST. The comparable form is -ER or MORE Is Turkey LARGER than Romania? Is Turkey MORE expensive than London to live?
I say you say task... Give me the comparatives for TALL, HOT etc Students will provide me the answers for comparatives and superlatives. EXERCISE 1
Complete missing words in phrases. Get class to swap and check answers in pairs.
Compare their home country or home town to another place in the world. For example Istanbul is the biggest city in Turkey. Focus on free speech fluency but with the use of comparatives and superlatives.