Unit 7 - Modals and related verbs
For the students to learn about modal verbs,how they're used and what they mean
For the students to be able to paraphrase around words and define them
Procedure (38-53 minutes)
-T engages Ss in a short discussion about the relationship between freedom and regulations/obligations in real life,as a way to ease into the concept of modal verbs.
-T shows Ss a text in the context of a school assignment deadline. - After Ss read the text,T asks a few gist questions,then switches over to target language (modals).
- T chooses some marker sentences as models to do MPF on the target language with Ss
- T starts some CP activities to confirm the students' understanding of modal verbs.First underlining,then matching,then gap filling
-T does a bit of scaffolding with Ss to prepare them for the following activity - T asks students with making sentences using modal verbs,in the positive and negative form.
- T asks Ss : "do you believe that true/absolute freedom exists in our world? Why/why not?.." - T is monitoring and regulating