To provide clarification of comparative adjectives in the context of sports and teams throughout a reading passage about a match between two teams
To provide accuracy speaking practice in comparative adjectives both regular and irregular forms
Procedure (38-53 minutes)
-T asks Ss: What kind of sports do you like ? Do you like football? What's your favorite team? Why do you like it? -T elicits answers with adjectives and writes them on the WB
- Instruct Ss to read the passage identify the comparative adjectives show how the adjectives have changed. - Ask Ss to do it in pairs.
- Draw a table on WB. - Ask Ss to locate the adjectives in the passage for each column. - Elicit the forms as much as possible. Do not clarify unless it is needed.
-Elicit the regular form of the comparative adjectives (which is adding -er) and write some adj ending with (Y) , short syllable , long syllables and irregular adj to elicit and explain the changes each kind of adj has gone through . - Write good and Bad on the board. - Ask Ss to guess the comparative form of the adjectives. - If elicitation doesn't work, clarify they are irregular and present the forms to Ss. - Ask Ss to give examples of what is good/ better and bad/ worse to check the concept
- Instruct Ss to read the sentences on the worksheet and complete them with comparative adjectives individually. - Ask them to check in pairs. - project or write on the WB the answer key and ask them to check their responses. - Monitor to make sure everyone is on the right track.
-write a list of adjectives on the WB -Divide Ss into two groups and set a time limit to finish the task and whoever finishes the task first wins the game -Ask Ss to change the adjectives into comparative adjectives -each S in the group writes one comparative adjective and pass the marker to the next one -when the timer goes off check the Ss's answers and announce the winning group
- In a box that has different kinds of sports asks each group to pick two . - Group Ss based on flowers names. (rose,jasmine,tulip...) - Ask Ss to compare two sports based on qualities like popularity, excitement,number of players ....) - Monitor and take notes of mistakes. - At the end , go through the mistakes and wrap up the session (feedback and error correction)