There is/There are
English A level
To provide clarification and practice of irregular plural nouns, in the context of cost of housing/cost of living.
To provide practice and clarification of There is/There are, in the context of cost of housing/cost of living.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of cost of housing/cost of living.
Procedure (42-10 minutes)
1. I will write a few nouns on the board, for example, man, person, child, book, flower...etc. 2. I will ask the students to guess the plural of these nouns. 3. I will then ask the students to use the singular or the plural nouns in meaningful sentences. 4. The students will then read the sentences to me, I will give them feedback/immediate grammar correction.
Do the first "About You" exercise. 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 the second "About You" exercise. 1. Read the questions. 2. Answer the questions individually. 3. Check the answers together.
Introduce yourself and your family to your classmates. 1. I will begin by introducing myself. 2. The students will then begin taking turns to introduce themselves. 3. I will provide feedback on fluency.
Do the exercises in the unit 36.