Days of the week and months of the year
To provide clarification and practice of the days of the week and the months of the year through some exercises.
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation.
Procedure (29-42 minutes)
I will bring a calendar to the class and ask ss we use this to know what? I will try to elicit the words 'days and months'. I will ask them what day is today? and what is this month?
I will give each student a calendar and ask them to point at their birthdays and the Christmas day.
I will ask them to focus on the days of the week and tell me how many days in the week ? and how many months in the year?
I will put some cards for the months by order starts with Sunday until Saturday. Then I will ask them " Today is ....." "Yesterday was ....." "Tomorrow is ...." " Our class is on ...." Then I will remove the cards and drill the days by order and then ask them to repeat in groups and them individually. Then I will do the same with months. I will ask them We are in which month? Then I will drill them first and then individually. Then I will ask them some CCQs: 1- In which is your birthday? 2- In which month is the Mother's day? February 3- What is the first month? 4- What is the last month?
I will give two hand-out to re-arrange the days of the week and the months. Check in pairs. Give them the feedback.
I will ask them to work in pairs and speak with each other about special events in any month of the year and a habit on a special day of the week. They will give me a feedback about each other. I will give them the feedback.