TP 8 Grammar
To provide clarification and practice of modal verbs describing degrees of certainty in the context of unfortunate crime experiences, such as being robbed or scammed.
To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about conversations talking of unfortunate events in the context of crime
To provide fluency speaking practice in a sharing personal experiences in the context of unfortunate crime experiences, such as being robbed or scammed.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
Students will complete a True/False activity about cybercrime statements, so they get familiar with vocabulary and relate to experiencing a crime. SS do task in BOR, 2 min. T asks S to check their answers, and asks them if they learned new information. T clarifies vocabulary if needed. OC 2 min.
Students will listen to an audio with two conversations about people experiencing being robbed and scammed. Task 1- Gist: Students will hear the audio (2 min) and answer the following questions: -What crime occurred in Conversation 1? -What crime occurred in Conversation 2? - Are they describing a past or present situation? OC, 2 min. Task 2-Specific information: Students hear the audio (2 min) again while they complete a fill-in the gap activity where they will be exposed to the target language. Students will discuss their answers in groups. BOR, 2 min. OCFB, 1 min.
Modal verbs of certainty. Teacher will emphasize how to express being sure or unsure about a situation. Students will do MFPA tasks: 1) Meaning: SS will place statements in a cline describing certainty, while exemplifying affirmative and negative statements. Jamboard in BOR, 2 min. OC to further clarify, 2 min. 2) Form: T will elicit the for: affirmative, negative, and interrogative, from students. Jamboard in BOR, 2 min. OC to further clarify, 2 min. 3) Pronunciation: T gives an oral model of each sentence. Elicit students the stressed words. OC 4 min.
Students will complete a hand-out containing sentences, they will have to choose the most appropriate modal verb and conjugate the verbs into the correct form. Google Forms, BOR, 6 min. OCFB 2 min.
Teacher will share personal experience about being robbed/scammed to model the activity and incite students to share their own experience. Students will share their unfortunate experience in groups, using modal verbs of certainty. BOR, 6 min. OC, 2 min
Teacher conducts OCFB. Teacher conduct DEC (accurate and inaccurate language).