Ahmed G Hewadi Ahmed G Hewadi

Writing+Lexis
Elementary 4C level

Description

The topic of this lesson is lifestyle choices which may determine whether you have a longer or shorter life. Sts begin by learning the vocabulary for adverbs and expressions of frequency. A study carried out recently which investigates why British teenagers may not live as long as their parents provides the context for Sts to learn the word order for adverbs and expressions of frequency. The important part will be the writing section, where Sts apply what they have learned in the vocabulary to write a short paragraph.

Materials

Abc Vocabulary Bank
Abc Review Test
Abc My Partnar's Daily life

Main Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice of a paragraphs in the context of routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice some new vocabulary in the context of routines.

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set a review lesson context and engage students

By giving them and review task regarding adverbs of frequency that Malik taught the previous session. The students will work individually on the attached exercises that will help the students to gain better understanding about how adverbs of frequency work. Choose the best answer to complete each sentence. I ........................... late on Saturday. a. get up usually b. get usually up c. usually get up By the end students will share with each others to check on their answers and feedbacks.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language of the Expressions of frequency

By using the attached material P157, No. 2. Expressions of frequency. How often do you see your friends? 1- every.........(M,T,W,Th,F,S,S) 2- every.........( week one, week 2, week 3, week4 )

Pre-teach Vocabulary (3-5 minutes) • To provid the context for the taregt langauge of the Expressions of Frequency

Pre-teach the following words. Go through proper stages of teaching a word. here are some possible CCQs. We go to work everyday. Do we always go to work? Do we usually go to work? Do we often go to work? She plays tennis every week. Does she play tennis three times a month? Does she play tennis two times a month? Does she play tennis four times a month? After that quick ICQ where the students work in pair, and for feedback

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target langauge (writing structure) through a group work test

By helping the students to put adverbs and expressions of frequency in clear sentences Divide the Students into pairs (A and B) Give each student a corresponding A or B worksheet. Explain that the students are going to find out about their partner's daily life using questions on their worksheet. Students then take it in turns to ask the questions, e.g. Do you have a big breakfast (everyday)? Their partner responds using one of the frequency adverds in the chart, e.g. Yes, I usually have a big breakfast. When everyone has finished, ask the students to tell the class what they found out about their partner. As an Extension, students Write about a day in the life of their partner using the information they found out.

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

As an extension from the Exposure, students write about a day of the life of their partner using the information they found out in the previous group text. Students have to JUST write five to six sentences using the adverbs and expressions of frequency. After that, Feedback will be by reading the sentences to each others.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

After the students have wrote them in sentences, now they can start simple paragraph about theirselves, using the target writing structures. Feedback is checked with the students by reading what they wrote to each others.

Free Practice (3-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

By students going around the class asking the rest of the teachers questions using the adverbs and frequency expression. E.g. Do you play football every week?

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