be going to for future intentions
The students will be better able to use "be going to" for future intentions in the context of weekend plans
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about weekend plans in the context of celebrations and parties
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
T shows pictures from -a coming of age party, -an independence day celebration and elicits their names. T asks CCQ's about the elicited items. When someone throws a coming-of-age party, -Does s/he legally become an adult? [Y] -Is it an ordinary birthday party? [N] -When is the independence day of Turkey? [October 29h] -Is it a religious holiday? [N] -What type of holiday is that? [National holiday]
-T distributes the handout. -T points out the exercise 1a. T tells Ss to match the recordings with the type of celebrations. - T plays the recording and have the students check each other’s answers.
- T points out the exercise 1b. - T tells Ss to match the speakers with the things in the box while listening. - T plays the recording and have the students check each other’s answers.
- T distributes the recording's transcription. - T tells Ss to underline "going to" sentences. - T selects 2 marker sentences from the text. "I'm going to meet my friend Monica." "We are going to drive to the wedding together."
T draws a timeline on the board and highlights that the structure emphasizes a future event which has been decided in the past. - T asks CCQ's about the sentences: "Are we talking about present, past or future?" [Future] "Is this a plan/intention?" [Yes] "Did she decide now or in the past?" [In the past] - T will also highlight the time expression in the sentence -On Saturday morning-. -Then finally T focuses on the grammar box. - Ss fill in the gaps then discuss with a partner. -Then T checks the answers. - After that, T focuses on the "be going to (go)" wedding. Asks if they see any differences. between the 2 marker sentences.
- T pairs up the ss. If there are odd number of students, T forms a group. - T gives a week schedule for each student. - Ss will try to find at least one time when they both are free to meet (or, preferably two or three possible times.) They do this by asking each other questions: A: "What are you going to do on Tuesday? B: "..." A: "Are you going to be free at seven on Tuesday"/"How about Friday?"... B: "..." - If they cannot meet their partner at the time proposed, they must say why.
The major aim is to provide feedback on the previous task and end the lesson.