Singular Negative form "To Be"
To provide claryfication and practice of the singular negative form of 'to be' in the context of famous people and places
To practice countries and nationalities vocabulary. To give students practice in speaking for accuracy.
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
Use pictures of flags on the screen as a refresher of nationalities.
Using example 6a, have students highlight the negative forms that they can find in the text. Project the example onto the board and highlight the first one for the students. Have students pair up (one group of 3) to complete Monitor class feedback
We will look at NEGATIVE form For example... I'm not Turkish I'm not fat I'm not short She's not German He's not Russian He's not American Give instructions on Excersise 7 from text, then hand out materials and have students complete. Feedback: project example on the board and have student's complete
Use adapted activity from 9a Explain activity, give example with the first sentence. Have students break up into pairs. Perform activity Feedback: have student's provide answers Project Flags on the board and have students put an X through the nationality it is not and circle the nationality that it is.
Adaptation from activity 10 (eliminated the writing portion) Have student's group up with each other and tell each other what they "are not." Students go around and each take a turn giving their sentances. Then they continue to go around until everyone has said 3 things. I give instructions set them off Example: I'm not a cat feedback: elicit from students what their partners said
Have student's stand up and ask each other FALSE questions. Example: Are you American? No, I'm not American. Feedback: Taking notes from monitoring, ask back to the class, "who is not...." See if they remember which class mate said they were not something.