Upper Intermediate, B2 level
To practice different ways of saying no
Procedure (30-44 minutes)
Firstly the teacher says ''Hi, Good evening everybody '' Then, the title of the lesson is written on the board. Two questions are asked to students. The questions shouldn't be answered as ''yes'' Examples; Can you get married to somebody 30 years older than you? Are you allowed to smoke in ITI? After getting two answers with no, The teacher says that we should know when to say no and yes. Suddenly in a happy mood he says '' Let's learn some different ways of saying no in English. He writes a summary of his lesson plan. 1. categorising different ways of saying no 2. Listening exercise 3.turning back to the categorising with another handout 4. Chocolate winner game 5. Parents and Children game.
As a model the teacher writes four categories on the board and explains the categories with examples. Then,the students are instructed to do the same in pairs. It should take 2 minutes. Then, the students check their answers together with the teacher. In this stage students will repeat the expressions in different moods, such as angry, serious, cruel
First Students are given the listening hand out. They answer the questions which they think are right, then they listen to the track 1.2 and check their answers. After feedback the stage ends.
students have enough input by the stage, so they will be asked to categorise the new expressions as they did in the first handout. They are going to check it with the teacher.
First, Students are asked to produce 7- or 8 yes -no questions. The teacher explains the game rules. Student A ask yes- no questions and Student B answers but always saying an expression with no. If Students A stops the other student at the right time, he wins the chocolate. He should stop his partner when he thinks the answer is not true. If Student A stops his partner at the wrong time , Student B wins.
The students are divided in two groups. The Parents Group is divided in two as well. It is a discussion about buying a violent video game. Children find reasons to buy the game and they try to convince one of his her parents ,and the parents always respond by saying no. The second group of the parents has a rude role while the other has a polite role. When each student use an expression, the lesson will end .