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Comparisons
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students will focus on comparative adjectives, using the context of advertising. This is followed by a mini-test to check the extent of their knowledge and ability in the topic. Then the comparative forms are introduced through meaning, form, and pronunciation. Controlled, semi-controlled, and freer practice is conducted afterwards. Speaking practice is provided at the last stage.

Materials

Abc comparitive and suprilitives Adj
Abc irregular mini test HO
Abc student's book page 47

Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson, students will have practiced the use of comparative adjectives to compare two things, people, or actions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in the context of advertising.

Procedure

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

Teacher projects many pictures to show things or people are different from each other in order to clarify comparison. - Teacher asks Sts to look at the pictures and ask them "What did you notice about the pictures?" - Teacher clarifies that the lesson is about how to compare between two things, people etc.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

introduce the sts to comparative and superlatives by Taking three of the pictures that you used in the first activity. Stick them to the board. Under the shorter write "short". Point to the second person and teach/elicit "tall - taller - and on the third the tallest" and write that under the picture, underlining the "er" part (taller), and underline the "est" part (tallest). Next, place three "expensive" object pictures on the board. Write "expensive" under one and then ask what should be written under the other. You will probably get the answer "expensiver" - here teach the other and write form (more expensive) and most expensive.

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

handout the sts the irregular Adj and let them try answering them to test their knowledge, some of the adj are like good, bad. as well as other adj that has different endings such as big, fat, fast and heavy, happy. give them 2 mins to answer them, then let them check in pairs, give them feedback. and if they struggled, clarify and highlight it.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

ask the students to work individually on exercise 1 page 47 on the student's book, give them 3 mints. after that let them discuss their answer with each other. give feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

ask them to do exersise 2 on page 47, let them work indivudaly for 5 mints, after they are done let discuss their answers in pairs, then give feedback. CCQs

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

give the student HO, that contains adjectives with comparative and superlatives forms. for the free practice ask them to work in pairs and do exercise 3 page 47, give them around 6 mins to discuss, then let them compare their ideas with other pair of students.

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