modals of deduction
by the end of this lesson learners are better able to state their hypotheses
this lesson can support Ss to better develop their productive skills.
Procedure (33-42 minutes)
- T shows Ss some photos of her childhood, and Ss are asked to make a guess about the relationship between the people in the photos.
- Ss are given some other photos to take a look at them. - Ss are asked to work with pairs and guess the story behind them.
- some sentences were stuck to the walls and Ss are asked to go through the class and pick the sentences they think are better match to the pictures. - Ss are asked to share their ideas to each other. - Ss are given a feed back for this part
-Ss are shown a picture of rich person, and T asks some question about him. * what is your opinion about him? - T demonstrates a sample sentence: * he must be rich. -T asks some CCQs to clarify the meaning of must * are you totally sure that he is rich? (Y) * is he a poor man? (N) * does he have lots of money? (Y) - T demonstrates the negative form of the sentence and highlight the pronunciation. - T shows another way of stating impossibilities: * he can't be a poor person. -T asks some CCQs: * is it possible that he be poor? (N) *how much are you sure about it? 90% *is it your guess? (Y) -T demonstrates another sentence about the picture: *he can\could be a business man. - T asks some CCQs *are you totally sure about it? (N) * is any any possibility that he be a manager? (Y) * are we talking about facts? (N) -T asks Ss to change the statement into question form. -T demonstrates the question form of the sentence. -T asks Ss for other possibilities, and asks Ss to help her complete the sentence. - T asks just one CCQ: * are you totally sure about it? (N)
- Ss are given some sentences and a picture on the board, they have to match the first sentences to the other. - T gives them feed back
- Ss are asked to show each other the picture of their relatives and families, and make some deduction about them.