Grammar; Questions and short answers
To provide grammar clarification, practice and review of simple questions/answers in the present tense in the context of daily life activities
To provide specific information listening practice using an audio about questions in the context of daily encounters
To provide practice of Wh-questions and phrases in the context of daily life activities
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
- T projects on WB 3 photos and ask Ss to imagine who these people are and what they might be talking about. Ss discuss in pairs. -T check Ss understanding of the "greeting" - T then writes the descriptions 1-3 on the WB -Ss work in pairs to match the descriptions to the photos. -T gives FB and checks with WC
- T asks the Ss to work in pairs and elicit some ideas for questions for each situation presented. -T circulates to see the sorts of questions Ss are thinking. T notes down any common problem that will be exemplified in the clarification stage - T plays audio 1.1. so as to expose students to different types of questions before they study question forms. -Ss individually match the conversations with the situation in exercise 1(a) -Ss then check in pairs and then as WC -T does not elicit what the questions were at this stage
- T says "Who is coming with us?" and "How long have you been waiting?", and ask Ss to clarify which one is a question word and questions phrase. -Ask CCQ: Does a phrase consists of more than one words? (y), Is the questions word or phrase placed at the beginning of the sentence? (y) -T instructs Ss to work in pairs and to come up with as many question words or phrases they can.(slide 4) -T elicit SS answers and write them on the board, checks with Slide 5. - T gives a situation, and elicit "Your friend is asking you about the kind of music you listen to. How will your friend ask you this as a question?" --> What kind of music do you listen to? - T concept check: "Is this in the present simple? (Y); Am I using a Wh-word or a Wh-phrase here?"; "Where does the Wh- phrase come in the sentence, at the beginning or at the end?" - T drills with " What kind of music do you listen to" then use substitution drill with "songs, audio book, news" then drills with "play, record, compose". -T writes the MS on the board and gives grammar clarification. Marking the stress on the words.
-T asks SS to work in pairs for the following exercise. They have to order the words in 6 sentences correctly forming questions. - T monitors during this activity -T shows the correction on PPT slide.
-T divide the students into pairs A and B and give each student a corresponding part of the worksheet. -Each S keeps his worksheet secret -Student A starts by reading the first answer on their worksheet to student B -Student B listens and tries to guess the question on the worksheet of student A -If student B guesses incorrectly, they keep trying until hey manage to guess the question. -Student B then reads out his first answer and student A tries to guess the questions The SS continue taking turns to read out answers until all questions have been guessed. T does some delayed correction and fives feedback on the board