To enable students to practise the target vocabulary to ask and answer questions in the context of ability
To provide speaking activity and enhance fluency by building interaction between the students.
Procedure (42-50 minutes)
Greet Ss. Draw Ss' attention to the pictures on the wall and ask 'Do you know these people? Are they famous? Are they all good at something? Do they have anything in common?' Elicit the answers. Ask, 'How do we call these people?' Try to elicit the word 'skilled' or 'talented'. Ask Ss if they are good or bad at anything. Get feedback and say: 'In this lesson, we are going to learn some phrases about ability.
Give Ss a matching activity and ask them to match the definitions with the words individually. ICQs: 'Are we going to put them in order? #No' 'What are we going to do with them? #Matching' 'Are we doing it alone or with our friends? #Alone' Ask Ss to check their answers with their partners. Monitor and detect the words that Ss are struggled with most. Do W/C feedback.
Reflect the words with their definitions on the board. Check the Ss understanding of each vocabulary with CCQs. Model and drill the target vocabulary. Highlight pronunciation and the word stress.
Give Ss the hand outs and ask them to read a small passage about ability and answer the questions according to it. Get Ss check their answers in pairs. Elicit the answers from the students.
Give Ss questionnaires and ask them to fill in the blanks by asking one another appropriate questions. ICQs: " What are we going to write: our answers or our friends' answers? #Our friends' " Ss get around and ask one another questions to complete their questionnaires. Monitor the Ss and note down the mistakes they make. Get a W/C feedback. Give feedback for the task.