Lexis/ Second Conditional
To provide clarification and practice of Second Conditionals in the context of a story on a terrible crime by usuing a situational presentation.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of giving advices by using `If I were you`.
Procedure (44-56 minutes)
- T enters the class looking sad. - T starts to introduce the story about his friends. - T sticks up pictures on the board to elicit the story - T asks and writes down the name of the characters after each exercise.
- T elicits the story by asking some CCQ questions. - T waits during the story before the waking up for SS reactions about their ideas. - T wants them to make a sentence by giving the first half `If she went to the bridge, she`d have a problem` `If her husband found out the reality, he would feel very bad` - T elicits the form, the meaning and the contraction "I`d" - T concept checks and drills and writes if necessary.
-T hands out a matching practice with affirmative forms. - SS try to do it individually and then pair check. - SS will see the answers when they unfold the paper. - T provides immediate feedback.
-SS make groups and discuss their idea on who is the most responsible. -When they decide they were regrouped with the SS that have the same opinion. -T tells them they need to talk why they choose this person and use the term "If I were him/her, I`d go to my house earlier." - After some discussion SS express their opinions and say why they think that and what would they do if they were that person. - T takes notes and elicit the problematic grammar.
- T hands out some prompts to the groups each member has a problem. - SS discuss their problem with the other SS one by one. - The role of the other SS is to respond by using "If I were you, I would go and talk with her about my problem" - When SS are all finished T picks some ss to ask their problems and what is the other persons advice.
- If there is time SS mingle while some music playing and have