TP4 - Lexis
To present and provide practice of the use of because, so, when, while, until
Reading for gist
Procedure (30-43 minutes)
Ss will watch some prictures about movies and books, then answer this question: If there is a book and movie about the same story, do you prefer to read to book or watch the movie? Why? Teacher will aks to switch between the use of because and so when answering this question, using CCQs: Is ther another way to say why do you prefer movies over book? eg. I don't like to read, so I prefer to watch the movie. Brainstorming - Situations at the movies Linda likes to comment the movie while you are watching it. Bob waits until the end of the movie to talk about it. When Bob watches a movie, he places his cell phone on silent mode.
Ss have to read the text in the screen or in the file sent on chat (3 minutes) to get in context. Then answer two questions from Google Forms link on the chat. (2 minutes) Discuss the answers in OCFB (1 minute)
Teacher show students some sentences from the reading. (5 minutes) Feifer didn’t have his personal copy of the book because a friend lost it. Hopkins wanted to read the book, so he went to London to buy a copy. While he was waiting for his train home, he saw a book on a seat near him. When they were filming in Vienna, George Feifer came to visit the actors. They didn’t start making the film until two years later. Teacher ask students some CCQs: - Is that a long sentence? - Do you think we can split it into 2 or 3 separated sentences or phrases? - Can you mention one of the sentences? - How are they joined? - Can you identify the word joining the sentences?
MEANING: Teacher shows these sentences to Ss: Feifer didn’t have his personal copy of the book because a friend lost it. Hopkins wanted to read the book, so he went to London to buy a copy. While he was waiting for his train home, he saw a book on a seat near him. When they were filming in Vienna, George Feifer came to visit the actors. They didn’t start making the film until two years later. Teacher asks CCQs: For Because/So: What is this sentence trying to explain? Is "a friend lost it" a cause for Feifer not having his book? Where is the reason located? After o before the connecting word For When/While: How many actions are happening in the sentence? In which sentence the actions are happening at the same time? In which sentence one action come after another? *Show a time line for the use of when and while* Can you identify a short action in the sentences? For Until: When did they start making the movie? *Show a time line for the use of until* How can we use until to express when someting has to stop? Can you give an example? PRONUNCIATION Teacher asks students how many syllables the word has and which are the stress syllables. Practice drilling. FORM For Because/So: CCQ: What goes after because, the reason or the action? Show the models: "Action + Because + Reason" and "Reason + So + Action" For When/While: CCQ: What do we use to connect 2 actions happening at the same time? CCQ: What do we use to connect one action that happens first and then the other? Show the models: Action 1 + When + Action 2 or When + Action 1 + Action 2 Action 1 + While + Action 2 or While + Action 1 + Action 2 For Until: CCQ: What do we use until for? When we build the sentence, what do we talk about first? Show the models: Action to start/finish + until + time/date/event.
Ss will make a fill gap activity in an individual form. Firts one will be done by the teacher as a model. Ss will have 2 minutes to fill it and then go into BORs for 2 more minutes. When back from main room teacher will show the answer key and have some OCFB.
Think of an interesting story that happened to you during a vacation, work travel or any trip you have made. Try to wrtite at least 3 - 4 sentences using because, so, when, while and so. Use this tips to write about: An action that occurs at the same time than other (while). An action that happens and then another happen immediately (when). The reason why some things take place during the story (because/so). Any event that last/start before a particular time or event (until)
Read some sentences that are not correct and let the students find the possible mistakes