Grammar- Future Forms
Upper Intermediate level
For students to recall and accurately use the present continuous, future continuous and future simple in the context of making predictions and definite arrangements.
For students to practice speaking with accuracy while using present continuous and future simple forms in the context of predictions and plans.
Procedure (46-53 minutes)
-T will display T-chart on the white board with the columns, Predictions and Plans -T asks Ss to type or write their ideas in both columns -Ss discuss their ideas with the whole group
-T explains that Ss will listen to an audio clip of man and a woman. -Ss listen to to audio clip. -T elicits information about the Listening from Ss.
-T displays 3 sentences from the audio clip. -T asks Ss what the tense is of each sentence and how they know this true. -Ss give responses.
-T concept checks the meaning of each sentence. -Ss give responses. -T draws timelines on the WB for each sentence, eliciting what and where the items take place on the timelines. -Ss give responses. -T elicits the form of each sentence from Ss. -Ss respond. -T elicits information about stress and weakened parts of the sentences. -Ss respond. -T drills pronunciation with back chaining nominating different Ss. -Ss repeat.
-T demonstrates how to do task. -Ss fill in blanks to make questions with future forms in pairs. -T shows AK and gives feeedback. -If time, Ss make a dialogue about a planned holiday using the questions. -Ss share dialogues with the whole class.
-T quickly introduces 'I don't think so' and 'I hope so." T elicits what each of these expressions mean. -Ss listen to Audio track 5.6 and fill in blanks with similar expressions. -T gives FB with AK.
-T refers Ss back to the previous task and elicits the meaning of each of the questions. 1. Making predictions about one's own life. 2. Making plans. 3. Making predictions about the world. -T models with a S how to do task using similar answers from the previous task. -Ss complete tasks in pairs. -Ss explain their partner's answers to the whole group.
-Teacher displays 2 sentences on the WB with errors and 1 without. -Ss find the errors and correct the errors themselves verbally.