To introduce and provide practice of speaking for fluency using frequency expressions.
To provide practice of frequency expressions in the context of health habits.
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
PRE-TASK * T presents 2 pictures to the Ss on Slide 2. * T nominates 1 Ss per picture. CCQs: "What do you think is happening on this picture?" "Why do you think they're doing ...? "Is what they're doing a good thing for them? TASK * T presents Slide 3 and gives instructions: * "Talk with your partner about this": 1. Which habits do you have that you consider healthy? (Ex. To eat vegetables, to go for a walk.) 2. Which healthy habits would you like to have someday? * Ss will have 3 minutes to talk with your partner about these questions in the breakout rooms. * T sends them to breakout rooms. * Ss come back and nominates 1 Ss from each pair in order to them to talk about their conversation in the breakout rooms.
* T presents Slide 3: Talk with your partner about this: Which habits do you have that you consider healthy? (Ex. To eat vegetables, to go for a walk.) Which healthy habits would you like to have someday? * T tells Ss they will be sent to breakout rooms and they'll have 2 minutes to talk. T sends them to breakout rooms. * T presents 2 conversations on Slide 4 and nominates a Ss for each part. * T asks Ss: "Are these sentences expressing frequency?" Answer: Yes. * T explains while showing Slide 5 that "often" is known as an Adverb of Frequency. An adverb is a word that can modify a verb, an adjective or another adverb. * An adverb of frequency indicates how frequently we do things or how often things happen. * "Every" and "once" are adverbs of "Definite Frequency" (Slide 5). * On Slide 6 T explains about how to use "how often", "once a" and "every", their position in a sentence and the words that accompanies them.
* T presents Slide 7 with some sentences Ss will have to complete in an open class. 1. I enjoy eating sweets (every) day. 2. I think I drink (once a) week. 3. I sleep until late (every) weekend. 4. (How often) do you go on vacation (every) year? * T gives them 2 minutes to take notes first. * Ss answer the questions with the T while explaining why that answer was chosen. * T will make drills by nominating Ss in order for them to repeat the sentences.
* T presents Slide 8 with the next activity and asks Ss to work in pairs for this activity. "How often do you...?" Go for a walk? Go swimming? Eat fish? Eat junk food? Eat vegetables? Go to the gym? Drink alcohol? Go to the doctor? * Ss will ask to each other how often do they do any of the activities from the list. They'll have 4 minutes to ask 1 question and 1 answer per person in the breakout rooms. * T asks Ss to take notes while speaking with their partner so they can discuss their answers in the OCFB. * T sends them to the breakout rooms. * Ss come back from the breakout rooms.
* Ss come back from the breakout rooms and the T nominates each Ss in order to discuss the questions and answer they gave each other in the activity. * T prepares to correct any mistake on the TL, sentence and pronunciation.