TP Points 1 Happy Birthday
To provide clarification of Life stages vocabulary in the context of life stages and age.
To provide practice of Stages of life words in the context of life stages
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversations and discussions in the context of Age and stages of life
Procedure (34-46 minutes)
I will tell a story about my son and I will tell them his age and ask them if they have any children and about their ages, then I will stick the pictures of people from different ages on the WB, I will elicit from the ss how old you think each person is ? in terms of age range. write the ranges on the WB as the SS say them then elicit from the students words to describe the age groups.
Put students in groups of threes, Give the students the strips sentences handout ask them to discuss in their groups which sentence describes each picture, ICC, then ask each group to stick the sentences next to the appropriate pictures. Check the answers on the WB and deal with any wrong answers, check the students understanding for the difference between adolescent and a teenager,elderly and pensioner, what toddler and thirty something mean .Drill the words with more difficult pronunciation.CCQ. Give the students page 70 handout.
Get the students to make sentences using the words in exercise 1 about people they know, example in their families EX2. Monitor and help if needed. Get the students to work in pairs and tell each other about the people they made sentences about. Take some general FB from some SS about who they talked about.
Ask the students what characteristics are typical of the different age groups elicit few ideas . Introduce the new vocabulary through definitions elicit, check, drill. (Wise : showing experience or knowledge, rebellious : uncontrollable....) Stick the new adjectives flash cards on the side of the board ask the students if they know them encourage them to explain for the others who do not know, explain the adjectives that they don't. ask the students to work in small groups and discuss which adjective goes with each group of age. Elicit for FB and correct the wrong answers, then stick the flash cards next to the appropriate pictures.
Write Toddler on the board ask the students what are the advantages and disadvantages of being a toddler, elicit. Give the students a HO about their life stage, with the following questions: What stage are you in at the moment? what do you like dislike about it? what stage have you most enjoyed so far? and why? let them mingle in the class and ask each other. FB what they learned about each other.
Put the students into two groups , play a matching game with the flash cards and the picture