Lexis Lesson, -ing /-ed Adjectives Lesson, Speaking Lesson.
Intermediate, B2 level
By the end of the lesson, students will be able to clarify and practise the words to express emotions in the context of emotions.
To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of emotions.
Procedure (41-50 minutes)
Teacher greets the students. There is two short dialogues on the board between a new married couple and an old couple. She reads the dialogue miming and reflecting different emotions. She asks the students to guess what emotion she has while reading each dialogue. Then, she asks the students read it reflecting different emotions.
The teacher shows the handouts in her hand and says "There are some sentences here with gaps in them. You need to complete the sentences with the -ed / -ing adjectives." She does the first one as an example and asks the students to work on their own first of all. After they finish the practice, teacher asks them to check their answers with their partners. Teacher monitors them while they are doing the activity and takes notes about the mistakes they make. Teacher gives the answer key as a handout to give feedback.
Teacher uses ECDW to teach the adjectives that students do not know while doing the practices in the first test part. The anticipated unknown adjectives are 'astonishing, frustrating, fascinating, satisfying'. Then, teacher asks some questions to make the meaning of -ing / -ed adjectives clear. She asks "Which ending is used to talk about feelings:-ed or -ing?" "Which ending is used to talk about the cause of feelings: -ed or -ing?" She gets answers from the students.
Teacher organizes the class as two groups for a game. She has 5 sentences and sticks 4 options for each sentence on the board. She asks the students to come to the board one by one and wait for the sentence with their flyswatters. She reads the sentences with gaps and the students try to hunt the correct adjective first.
Teacher shows a handout to the students and says "There are sentences here with gaps. You are going to complete them alone with the correct adjectives." She gives the handouts to the students. When they finish the exercise, teacher asks them to check their answers with their partners. Teacher monitors them during this time and gives the feedback at the end of the activity by asking the students to go out and look for the correct answers outside..
Teacher says "We're going to use the sentences in the last handout again. Choose two sentences from them and make them true for you." Teacher does a demo "It's worrying seeing the small children begging in the streets." and asks the students to work in groups of three. Teacher monitors them and gives feedback after they write their sentences.
Teacher has some cards in her hand on which the instructions like "Tell us a day you felt really embarrassed." Teacher asks the students to write a short paragraph or to take some notes about the topic they have chosen and then to tell their experiences in their groups. While they are speaking, teacher monitors them and takes notes about their mistakes. She gives feedback after the activity.