Adverbs of frequency
By the end of the lesson, Ls will be able to use and differentiate between the adverbs of frequency in the context of describing healthy lives
To practice reading for gist and specific information
Procedure (36-48 minutes)
T shows a picture of an aged man who is still working to elicit from ss some words about healthy lives by asking them about the reason why this man looks healthy and strong. T asks: Look at the picture How old is that man? Where is he from? Is he looking healthy? Why do you think he is still strong and able to work?
The ss will be given a chart to complete by reading a short paragraph containing six adverbs of frequency. -T gives instructions " read the paragraph and write the highlighted words in the chart". - Ls are given the handouts. - T monitors and helps Ls where necessary. - Ls check their answers in groups. - T provides key answer.
T clarifies to Ls the difference in meaning between the six adverbs of frequency and how to use them in sentences to talk about their daily activities: 1- T displays the percentage chart on the screen with examples of the adverbs of frequency in context. 2- T drills with students the adverbs more than one time. 3- T writes the form on the board showing the word order of the adverbs in the sentence.
- T gives instructions "in this sheet, there are some words in the wrong order. Every line has to form one sentence. Put the words in the correct order". - T gives the exercise sheet to ss. - T monitors to ensure that all students are working properly in the task - T asks ss to check the answers in groups. - T gets feedback from each group. - T provides the key answer.
T pre- teache some vocabulary to introduce new words in the writing task by asking students to match words with their definitions. T sets the context of the reding task by saying " the text is about the island of Okinawa in Japan where people live a very long time. - T gives instructions " read and put the heading in each gap, work alone" - T asks ICQs: Do you need to read every word? No will you work alone or in groups? alone - T demo for one time. - T monitors while Ls work. - Students check answers together in groups. - T gets feedback. -T provides the answer key.
- T gives instructions" you will work in pairs, ask and answer your peer the questions in Ex. 4a ". - T demo with ss in the form of open pairs. - T monitors to ensure that ss are in the task. - T gets feedback from each group.