José David Carrillo García José David Carrillo García

TP6 David Carrillo (Functions)
Elementary level

Description

In this TP I will teach students how to ask for days and dates using What and when questions. Class starts with questions regarding how to ask for a day or dates, following controlled and freer practice tasks.

Materials

Abc Listening (Days and dates)
Abc TP6 Days and Dates ppt
Abc Virtual background

Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of speaking for fluency in the context of celebrations

Subsidiary Aims

  • Learners will have also practiced some reading while doing speaking activities.
  • Learners will review vocabulary they saw in previous TP and days.

Procedure

Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To have a context and trigger students thinking

- Teacher displays slide virtual background (VB): Nominate 1 st and ask: can you think of different questions for a day or date? - Model or provide example on screen o Write answers on the WB/screen (Slide 2) - Send SS to BoR to come up with 3 to 4 extra questions - Return and share answers (Slide 2), type examples on screen

Text work (8-12 minutes) • To give Ss language they can use to do the speaking task

- Show SS Slide 3, Explain they will hear questions for days and dates. - Instructions: “listen for answers and write in the google form” (https://forms.gle/Cip8oTmZR4tvX44Z8) - Play audio in Slide 3 (T-Ss) - Show answers Slide 4, ask, are your answers similar (SS should say “yes”) - Slide 4 (Go over Meaning) What day is it today? What’s the date today? What’s the date tomorrow? When’s your birthday? CCQ 1: Are the questions about weather? (no) CCQ 2: Are the questions about important days/dates? (yes) CCQ 3: Are the questions about the hour/time? (no) - Slide 5 (Go over Form) CCQ 1:What goes after What/When? (to be-is) CCQ 2:What goes after What’s/When’s? (questions about day / date) CCQ 3:What type of numbers do we use, cardinal or ordinal? (ordinal) - Slide 6 (Go over Form 2) CCQ 1: What is the order of the date? (Day / Month / Year or Month / Day / Year) CCQ 2: Do we use on for days or particular dates? (for specific dates) (Swan M, Practical English Usage, 2005: 74) - Slide 7 (Go over Pronunciation) What day is it today? (it’s) Wednesday What’s the date today? (it’s) the fifth of March What’s the date tomorrow? (it’s) March the sixth When’s your birthday? (it’s on) June the third First Second Third Fourth Eighteenth Ninth Tent Eleventh Twelfth Thirteenth Twentieth /fɜːst/ /ˈsɛkənd/ /θɜːd/ /fɔːθ/ /eɪˈtiːnθ/ /naɪnθ/ /tɛnt/ /ɪˈlɛvnθ/ /twɛlfθ/ /ˈθɜːˈtiːnθ/ /ˈtwɛntɪəθ/ - Slide 8 (Go over Appropriacy) CCQ 1: Are questions for day and date, Formal, Informal or Neutral? (Neutral) CCQ 2: What date format is more formal American or British? (British) (Swan M, Practical English Usage, 2005: 133, 134)

Controlled Practice 1 (4-6 minutes) • To provide controlled practice of the TL

- Go to Slide 9 - Teacher tells ss to complete the activity “Put the conversation in order” - Nominate 1 student to say the first answer - SS do the rest in main room. - Share answers and have a role reversal with students

Controlled Practice 2 (6-8 minutes) • To provide controlled practice of the TL

- Go to Slide 10 - Share link to Ss - Teacher tells ss to complete the activity “Fill in the lines with the correct word” - Send students into BoR for them to fill the exercise - Back in main room Show answers - Send back to BoR for pair practice - Monitor and correct as needed (record students’ language use for DEC)

Freer Practice Task (6-8 minutes) • To provide freer practice of the TL

- Go to Slide 11 - Teacher tells ss to complete the activity “Adequate the conversation for you” - Send students into BoR in pairs to complete and practice the conversation - (If time allows it) Back in main room have students model for classmates - Monitor and correct as needed (record students’ language use for DEC)

FB / DEC (5-7 minutes) • To provide Ss with feedback on content and language and DEC

- Go over Language use for feedback and DED (OneNote) - Remember to recognize students for their good use of language - Provide guided discovery for ss to reflect on observations.

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