Singular and Plural Nouns. Regular Plural Nouns Spelling.
English A level
To provide clarification and practice of the regular singular and plural nouns, in the context of cost of housing/cost of living.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a small talk in the context of cost of housing/cost of living.
Procedure (55-22 minutes)
1. I will speak to the students about the following: a. Where do I live. B. How big is my place? c. Do I own my house or rent? d. What are the houses prices these days? 2. The students will then ask each other these questions in a quick discussion. 3. After they finish they can share some of their answers with the class.
Before reading, I will pre-teach the blocking vocabulary that the students might not know. I will provide MPF (meaning, pronunciation, and form) for each word. 1. Meaning: eliciting the meaning by asking questions and asking CCQs. 2. Pronunciation: IPA and Chorally drilling. 3. Mentioning the type of the word and drawing attention to the form. I won't provide an extensive LA this time to simplify the vocabulary for the students. The main focus will be on meaning and pronunciation. paycheck 薪水 bills 支付帐单 income 收入 salary 薪水 emergency 紧急情况 millennials 千禧一代 adults 成年人 expenses 花费
1. The students will read the text for the gist to understand the main idea. 2. After they read for gist they will then read the "comprehension" and the "think about it" tasks. 3. They will then read again to look for specific details. The students can work independently, in pairs or small groups.
Do exercise 2 in pairs or independently. 1. Read the questions. 2. Answer the questions individually. 3. Check the answers together.
At this stage, I will clarify and demonstrate the following: 1. Meaning, by eliciting and asking CCQs. 2. Form by breaking down the sentences and understanding how the grammar works. 3. Pronunciation by asking the students to drill individually and chorally and draw their attention to the stresses in each sentence.
Do exercise 3 in pairs or independently. 1. Read the questions. 2. Answer the questions individually. 3. Check the answers together.
1. I will show the students a picture of a home (from inside) with a price on it. 2. I will demonstrate the activity. 3. I will ask the students to convince each other to buy the house. 4. I will provide feedback on accuracy after they finish.
Last page of the handout Unit 65.