can and can't to express ability
Reviewing and practicing Grammar, the usage of can to talk about ability, so by the end of the lesson students will be better aware of how to use can to talk about their abilities.
Putting the usage of can into semi-controlled speaking practice to talk about abilities. They will also revise/learn vocabulary related to hobbies and free time activities
Procedure (18-31 minutes)
The teacher will stick some numbered pictures of different activities on the wall. Students then go around the classroom and make a list of these words. After feedback, the teacher will hand them sheets with correction then discuss together.
The former procedure will be followed by an illustration of the ability to perform those already discussed activities using "can" or "cannot" making sure they fully understand the use and form. Some pronunciation practice may be needed as well
In pairs students will have to do an exercise in which they need to find the mistake in every sentence, underline it, then correct it. students may be asked to mingle to check answers then feedback with the teacher
This activity will help students practice the modal verbs of ability and possibility 'can' and 'can't'. Students play a game of bingo by finding classmates who can do certain things. Each student is given a copy of the bingo card. Students go around the classroom asking 'Can you...?' questions in order to find classmates who have the abilities shown on the bingo card. When a student finds someone who answers 'Yes, I can', the student writes their name in the square on the bingo card. The first student gets the names in every square on the bingo card shouts 'bingo' and everyone stops.