verb to be
To provide learners with review and clarification of the short form of positive and negative verb to be in the context of personal information
To provide practice in speaking in the same context
Procedure (17-23 minutes)
1- page 11 ex.1 Students try to guess personal information about people in the pictures and match the sentences to the correct answer.
Sts listen to track 1.7 to check their answers on the previous activity.
get the audio script from the guide. Remove some of the target language from the script ( v to be) and ask the Sts to listen again and fill in the missing words.
1- Meaning: by this point they already know the use of verb to be because it was mentioned in the previous lesson, but I might need to check it as well, so I will write on the board a marker sentence like " He isn’t from Tokyo, he’s from Russia". then ask simple CCQ "What’s his nationality?" 2- Pronunciation: I will choose some positive and negative sentences from ex.1 and drill them focusing on the contractions. 3- Form: the board race.
students will fill in the gap of ex.2 and write four sentences by using positive and negative short form of verb to be. set the task do the task pair check feedback
Students will tick the sentences that are true for them and correct the false one. Sts discuss and compare their answers and ask follow up questions. Monitor and note down any mistakes.
Give a language feedback; praise any good use of TL and correct any mistakes.