To provide practice adjectives in the context of describing places and things
To provide practise listening for detail
Procedure (43-61 minutes)
T displays a picture of the typical Egyptian life and elicit their description T divides the class into two groups to form a phrase on an Egyptian typical life ( transport, food, clothing, ... ) Each group has a set of adjectives and a set of nouns. Focus SS's attention on the Powerpoint pictures and start to display pictures and students form the phrase together and stick on the board. Students check each others' answers. Feedback
T write USA on the board or displays a picture of the American typical life on the projector. T elicits students' own ideas on the American life ( transport, food, ...) T writes answers on the white board.
T focuses on the form of the adjective-noun phrases. T stresses the adjective can't be plural and it's always before the noun.
1. T chests the task and gives instructions’’ Focus on the USA quiz. Complete it using these adjectives and nouns. Work individually. You have 5 minutes. 2. T hands students the task (p.28). 3. Students complete the task individually. 4. T monitors to offer help and notice if students have any problems. 5. Students then check their answers in small groups. 6. T shows the answers on a power point slide. 7. T checks if students have any problems with any of the proverbs a signal to move to the following stage.
1. T focuses on the USA quiz and ask students say what the adjectives are. 2. T asks students: T: Is the adjective before or after the noun? SS: Before. T sets one more example on the board and underline the adjective. 3. Students complete the task individually. 4. Teacher gives feedback on the exercise.
T displays a picture of a BMW car and try to elicit as many adjectives as students can. T writes some examples on the board: fast , expensive , good-looking
T puts SS in pairs, focus on the picture and the example, and explain the activity. Make it clear that it is a race and set the time limit of three minutes ( T can extend it if he thinks the class needs more time). When the time limit is up T finds out if any pairs have made eight correct phrases. Feedback answers on to the board
T divides the class in two groups. T explains the activity for them. Each team is at a different side of the board. T shows the students a set of pictures and students write as many adjectives as they can on the board. T shows the team with the most adjective is the winner.
Write up a mixture of correct and incorrect forms and allow SS time to decide in their groups.