verb to be
To provide clarification, review and practice of verb to be in the context of personal information
To provide practice in speaking in the same context
Procedure (48-60 minutes)
5 fingers game (name-age-favorite number-hobby-dream job) two truths and one lie: to write 3 personal statements , two of them are true one is lie.
tell learners to work in pairs and have a small conversation like the example on page 8 ex.1 .
Tell Ss to read the conversation on page 8 and then to put the sentences in the box to fill the gaps with ex.2 (a). Monitor. Allow learners time to exchange their sheets to review and discuss their partners' answers. give feedback.
Starting with ex.2 (b) on page 8, tell the Ss that they need to listen to the audio and write T or F. let them check their answers in pairs. give feedback.
Meaning: write on the board marker sentences like '' She's from Milan'' and '' Emily and Ben are from Manchester.'' then ask learners CCQ like ''What's her nationality?'' learners will answer ''Italian''- in case they did not know, I will say it and ask them about the country of this nationality; which is ''Italy''. Do the same with the second marker sentence. Pronunciation: to drill the sentences on the board. show them the contraction. Form: tell the learners to fill in the missing words in the grammar box on page 8. Ask learners to work in pairs and check their answers. Monitor carefully and take notes of common mistakes then elicit the parts of the sentence;using finger correction if needed.
Show learners different photos of famous people and tell them to work in pairs and ask each other questions like ''Where's he from?'' Give open class feedback and praise good use of TL and correct any errors sensitively.
ask learners to do ex. 3 (a,b) with their partner and then listen and check. role play cards: give each student a card that has a name, job, city and nationality on the left and the same info is required on the right and they have to interview each other in pairs and fill in the missing information. Monitor Give language feedback.