Clothing, present continuous
To provide practice of Clothing in the context of Family
To provide practice of present continuous tense in the context of clothing: I am wearing ..., She is wearing
Procedure (48-60 minutes)
The teacher talks about the clothes he is wearing involving students. The teacher will use inappropriate or funny clothes and hand it over to students to trigger laugh and engagement.
Melody Picture dictionary p. 29-30. Activity 1: Describing the picture Activity 2: Find and point to the words that students hear, made as a competition between groups to make them familiar with the target vocabulary. Activity 3: Collect and write words that have a specific color or shape.
Introduction to the sentence pattern: What are you wearing? Activity1: Q&A to show the next task Activity2: Students walk around the classroom and when the teacher says stop, they pair up and engage in a small dialogue with their classmates asking about the clothes they wear. They repeat this several times while reviewing activity words.
Flashcards will be shown to review and clarify meaning and pronunciation. Activity 1: The teacher shows flashcards and chooses students randomly to say the word. Activity 2: Group work, a game with flashcards.
Using realia students play in groups and try to dress up a student from their group then describe it with the target sentence pattern.
Close memory game: Students close their eyes and are tested on what their teacher and classmates are wearing. This can be done with the questions being asked by the teacher, by other teams, or by their partner. If you can’t trust them to close their eyes, send one or two people outside the classroom, ask questions about those people’s clothes, and check the students’ answers when those people come back in. Source: https://www.englishclub.com/efl/tefl-articles/clothes-vocabulary/