Noe Roa Noe Roa

She's the best!
pre-intermediate level

Materials

Abc B/out rooms
Abc Audio track

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of superlatives in the context of describing people we like.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of describing people we like.

Procedure

Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Activity: The students will have a conversation in B/out rooms about their favorite people. Instructions: T asks the Ss to think of their favorite person. The T sends Ss into B/out rooms to discuss for 2 minutes why they're their favorite. Time management: Asking the question (1min) Ss discuss (2mins) = Total 3mins

Exposure (9-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Activity: Ss will be given a chance to read the questions they will later have to fill out https://forms.gle/erJ8ahUykZgYNTig7 . Ss will then listen to the audio once as they fill out the gaps. They will think of the answer individually and share their answers in groups. Ss will comeback for OCFB led by T. Time management: Showing questions (1min) Play audio track (3mins) Ss answer individually (1min) Ss share in groups (2mins) OCFB (3mins) = Total 10mins

Language Clarification (10-11 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Activity: Elicit MFPA for 2 grammar concepts that will appear in the track: 'short adjective+est' 'the least/most + adjective'. Ss will be asked CCQs to check meaning understanding. CCQs: - According to the people in the video, is there anyone smarter than Margaret? No - If Margaret is the least boring person I know, does that mean she must be funny? Yes - Saying that Margaret is ‘smarter than’ is the same as saying that she’s ‘the smartest’? No Time management: Eliciting meaning (2min) Match words (2mins) Form (3mins) Pronunciation (2mins) next slide CCQs (2min) = Total 10-11 mins

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Activity: T will ask students to open a G-form https://forms.gle/goYgmkG3sucWumPt6 to complete 5 exercises for CP completing the sentences using superlatives. Key Instructions: T asks: - Open this G-form from the link sent through the chatbox. Before you submit, I want you to discuss your answers with a partner. You'll have 3 minutes to complete this task individually, then you will have 2 mins to share your answers in pairs. ICQs: How long to complete the task? 3 mins How long to share? 2 mins Time management: Explain activity (1min) CP individually (3mins) Share (2mins) OCFB (2mins) = Total 8 mins

Free Practice (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Activity: Let's chat! The T will provide the instructions for an FP conversation in groups. Then they'll come back for an OCFB. Key Instructions: Now, you will have the chance to practice in groups. First please think of 3-5 things that someone you like is the best at. Then you will have some time to talk in groups of three about those things. You'll have 5 minutes for this activity ICQs: How long to complete the task? 5 mins Time management: Explain activity (1min) FP in groups (5mins) OCFB (1mins) = Total 8 mins DEC: Ss will receive praise for good use of language and feedback on a few mistakes. The learners will be given a chance to reformulate sentences/words/phrases they would have said differently.

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