Samanta Yáñez Samanta Yáñez

Yes/ No questions with verb to be
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson students will be able to create yes/ no questions and to answer them using short answers.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of yes /no questions and short answers in the context of knowing people

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a asking for information in the context of knowing people.
  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about occupations and nationalities in the context of knowing people

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T shares screen to present visual support and play a guess who. Where Ss will need to answer some questions about different people. Instructions: Look at the pictures and answer the questions. Is he Harry Potter? Is she a singer? Are they from Mexico? Am I a teacher?

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T shares screen for visual support. Ss will listen to an audio and complete the conversation. Instructions: Enter to the link. You'll listen to an audio and complete the missing words. -T models how to answer the activity. -Ss will share answers via private messages. -Ss will self check their answers with a key answer.

Clarification (9-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Ss will answer some exercises where they will need to complete questions and answers. -T shares screen for visual support. Instructions: Enter to the link. Complete the questions and answers. -T models how to answer. -Ss will check with their answers with an answer key. -T ask eliciting questions to cover form and pronunciation. Am, is are what are they? verb to be. Which verb to be do I use with I? am Which verb to be do I use with He, she, it ? is Which verb to be do I use with You, we they? are What do we put first in questions? Verb to be -Subject- complement. Are you from Spain? Yes I am. No, I'm not /ɑː juː/ /aɪ æm/ /aɪm/ How do we form the short answer? Yes/ No- subject- verb to be positive or negative How do we form the negative? adding NOT When we ask a question the intonation goes up or down? up And when we answer? down. Are these type of questions formal or informal? informal. What do we put first in

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss will order sentences about famous people and answer them. Instructions: Enter to the link. T models how to answer. You'll need to order the sentences and complete the answers. ICQs: Do you need to create questions?NO You have 4 minutes. Ss share answers through break out rooms. Instructions: Go to break out rooms and share answers, you have 1 minute. -T conducts OCFB by listening for some contributions.

Free Practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss will create an interview to get more information from their classmate by assuming information from them. Instructions: You will make an interview to your classmate. Assume information from them and prepare some questions for them. -T share some examples: Are you a mom? Are you from Guadalajara? Write your questions you have 1 minute. Go to break out rooms and ask your questions. Remember to answer using short answers. You have 5 minutes. ICQs: Do you need to interview your parter? Yes. You.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes)

-T writes on the screen samples of sentences and encourage students to notice and correct the mistakes, also she writes some correct sentences.

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