First Lesson Plan
To provide clarification/review and practice of questions with "how" and "what" in the present simple in the context of relationships and neighbours.
To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency.
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
I show a picture (on a Data show/projector) to my students and elicit ideas. Look at this picture. What can you see? Are they friends? No Are they colleagues? No What do we call people who live very close to us? Neighbour. Work in a group of 5 What kind of neighbour are they? Loud What type of neighbour is he? Calm, friendly or loud? How do you know? its in a bubble" Could you keep the noisy down?"
I give a new instruction. Work alone and fill the gaps. You need to choose the correct word from the box for each sentence. (Hand out 1) Answers: 1. How friendly are your neighbours? 2. How often do you speak to your neigbours? 3. How many children do you have? 4. What colour is your car? 5. What time do you get up? 6. What kind of nieghbour is he?
Check your answer with your friend I elicit the correct answers. If they make a mistake, I will ask another student to correct. Drill some sentences. How friendly are your neighbours? How often do you speak to your neighbours? what color is your car? What time do you get up?
To clarify the meaning of what we use what to ask for information about something. what color is your car? Black CCQ: is his/her car red? no is it wight? no is it Black? Yes To clarify the meaning of how we use how to ask about quantity or something happens. How many children do you have? 3 children CCQ: does he/she have 2 children? No does he/she have 4 children? No how many children does she/he have? 3 Form: Look at the gap filling and match how and what questions with parts of speech ( Hand out 2) I will write how+ and what+ on the board and use colors to highlight different parts of speech. pronunciation: I drill the correct answer from hand out 2.
Complete the questions for the answers below (Hand out 3 ) 1. 2. 3. answers: 1- How fast do you drive? 2- what color is your father’s hair? 3- how well do you know your teacher? 4- what time do you (usually) have dinner? 5- how many cousins do you have? 6- what kind of music do you like? Check your answer with your partner. Monitor, help if they need. Drill questions with the whole class. drill individual if needed.
You have new neighbours and you want to know more about them. Write four questions that you would like to ask. Use the prompt below to help you: What time......? What kind of .......? how much......? how many......? how often......? how old.....? Be polite to your new neighbour can you ask how much money do you earn? No