TP4 LP - Elvis
Upper intermediate level
To provide clarification of language used for Forming adjectives in the context of Ups and Downs of life from an inspiration text
To enable SS practice their reading for gist/ fluency speaking skills and review of adjectives employed in the context of inspiration
Procedure (39-46 minutes)
-T welcomes Ss especially newcomers and introduces himself and the rest of the class. -T informs Ss that they'll commence the session by discussing in pairs/groups what they think about a certain quote and it should be done in 2mins. -T shares screen of quote, asks ICQs, shares link with Ss on zoom chat and sends Ss to BORs. -T closes BORs and nominates Ss to share their thoughts on the questions around the quote and conducts OCFB.
-T informs Ss that the next activity of the session is taken from a text, they'll read and answer two brief questions individually (2mins) -T shares the screen from Google forms, ICQs and shares the link on zoom chat. -T pairs Ss and sends them to BORs to discuss/compare their answers while agreeing and disagreeing. (2mins) -T closes BORs, nominates Ss to share their answers and conducts OCFB (2mins)
-T asks the Ss what they understand by an adjective. Nominates/elicits answer- a word that describes/qualifies a noun or pronoun and some are formed by adding a letter or groups of letters either at the end/beginning of nouns/verbs. -T introduces lesson's objective (forming adjectives) to Ss, nominates Ss to explain meaning of 'suffix' and 'prefix' and elicits meaning. -T shares link on Google slides and visually presents suffixes, roots(base word) and prefixes. -T reintroduces Ss to the text from inspiration.com and nominates two students to read the sentences containing the adjectives 'powerful' and 'valuable'. -T writes both words on zoom WB and elicits MFPA (stressed syllables) -T introduces adjectives of feelings with suffixes -ed and -ing, gives an example (annoyed/annoying) and nominates Ss to give more examples. -T elicits meaning of both forms (-ed/how the person feels and -ing/the thing or action that brings about your feeling.) and uses 'depressed' from the text to illustrate. -T presents chart of prefixes used to form opposites on google slides. -T leads Ss through MFPA of 'unhappy' (un=not happy, synonyms=sad, sorrowful, dejected.) T drills Ss through the pronunciation with stress on 'hap'.
-T informs SS that the class is going to practice what we’ve learnt from forming adjectives. -T then shares his screen of the exercise from Google forms and demos the task. Ss to complete task individually and it should take (3mins) - T elicits instructions with one or two ICQs, shares the link and gets Ss to work individually. Ss to indicate with a virtual thumb up when done. - T sends Ss to BORs to discuss and compare their answers while he monitors. (2mins) -Ss return to main session and T conducts OCFB. (2mins)
-T informs Ss that we're going to practice using these adjectives further. -T shares screen of adjectives used in the previous exercise and asks students to add a few of their own ideas to the list. -T nominates Ss to point out positive/negative adjectives and which describes a person's character. -T tells Ss they'll work in pairs selecting which adjective they most admire and most annoying. The activity will take about 3mins tops. -T ICQs Ss (are you working in pairs or individually- pairs/ How many mins for this task-3mins), demos the task, shares the link and sends them to breaker rooms. -T monitors Ss while they share their ideas on the questions and notes down errors. -T closes BORs and conducts OCFB.
-T opens zoom WB and writes down some sentences/phrases made by the Ss. Gets peers to analyze and correct the sentence. -T substantiates correct sentences and elicits Ss understanding. -T thanks Ss for the wonderful session and tells them to continue practising the TL and ends the session.