By the end of this lesson, Ss will be able to understand the meaning of the phrases that are mentioned at the lesson about idioms in the context of "Metaphors and idiom - the body".
By the end of this lesson, Ss will be able to write about idioms at the context of “Metaphors and idioms - the body”.
Procedure (35-45 minutes)
-T greets Ss and shows Ss a picture about an idiom. -Ss are given from two to three minutes to discuss the picture by asking some CCQs like: What can you see here? Can you describe the picture? What do you think if we say "It rains cats and dogs"? What we call it? - T elicits from the answers that Ss have an idea about the topic "Idioms".
T tells a story to his Ss about the target language. it begins like that "Yesterday, I was driving my car. suddenly, it stopped. I don't know why? I tried to fix it but I couldn't as my car has done over 500,000 km. It's on its last legs now. I saw a man near me. I asked him, "Can you give me a hand?". He directly shook hands with me!!!!! Do you think this is what I meant? T asks Ss "Do you think this is what I meant?" T elicits from Ss the answers until they say this is an idiom.
T uses the same story at the exposure stage. T writes it without pictures. T asks Ss to highlight the idioms and make underline. T elicits the answers from the students.
-T gives Ss context contains the target language of "idioms". The target language of this lesson is studying these phrases "on its last legs, face the fact, goes to their heads, a sharp tongue, putting a brave face, pulling your leg, finding my feet". -Ss will elicit the meanings of these phrases. T will make correction for the students’ answers. T will ask students to drill the phrases to make sure of their pronunciation for these phrases.
T asks Ss to answer the question at task 3 p.107 at SB "Fill in the gaps". T sends Ss to BORs for five minutes to complete the sentences with the best answer. T chooses Ss to answer. T checks the answers of the students.
T asks Ss to answer a question about completing the sentences by using your own words. T asks Ss to answer the question by using idioms. T sends Ss to BORs for five minutes to answer the question. T checks the answers of Ss.
T asks Ss to write a short story by using the idioms at the the clarification stage. Ss prepare the task in pairs. T sends Ss to BORs for five minutes to answer the question. T chooses a student from each pairs to have free practice about the topic. T gives Ss their feedback.