questions - present / past
A2 pre -int level
To provide review of question forms in the present and past (to be / do / does / did) and give controlled and semi controlled practice in the context of family and friends.
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice using question forms in context of family and friends.
To provide detailed reading about a friend of Caroline.
Procedure (44-64 minutes)
T defines a member of the family from the previous lesson - ss guess answer. SS work in pairs / small groups and define family members for other to guess.
T asks ss about their families. How many people are there in your family? Are you married? What is your husband's job? Were you born in Istanbul? Have you got any children? What is your ... name? etc.
Elicit some of the questions back from the ss and highlight them on the board. Where are you from? Is your daughter married? Were you born in Istanbul? How many people are there in your family?
Highlight from of the board - - stress at start of Q to be strong pronunciation / after question word weak. Drill as necessary. Pay attention and highlight long / short answers - weak / strong forms. QW + to be + subject o o Where are you from? I'm from Istanbul o o Are you a from Istanbul? Yes, I am / No, I'm not o o how many people are in your family? o o were you born in Afyon?
SS do ex1 - 2 -3 in pairs before WCFB - T - board answers and provide key for ex3 .
EX4: Ss work in pairs and ask and answer questions from EX3. Note any mistakes and give delayed feedback.
Ss work in pairs and think about a typical family in their country and make notes using Qs in EX5. SS work in groups and describe families to each other.
Ask ss to share examples of a typical family with the WC. Board examples of incorrect language use and elicit correct forms.