TP 7 LP Raquel Ruiz Barba
Upper Intermediate level
To provide clarification, review and practice of gerunds and infinitives, to provide learners with a wider comprehension and use of proper and natural speech
In this lesson an aim is to make it more student centered; to have learners practice speaking skills in all the activities.
Procedure (39-45 minutes)
Teacher displays a text, students will read observe the use of gerunds and infinitives, which are marked, in most of the sentences.
Teacher instructs the ss to analyze the text and recognize the marked language, and to find similarities in it. Teacher elicits answers from students by nominating them one by one, this alows T to observe level of speech and participation of students.
T displays a slides document. Meaning and Form are explained in parallel in order to help students realize the difference between each form. The function as noun and classification of cases for gerunds and for infinitives are also described, and exemplified. T elicits from Ss as much information as they provide from observing and understanding the presentation. Finally, pronunciation is approached by displaying slides with graphic information indicating stress, intonation, syllable count and phonetic alphabet for a chosen sentence. Modelling and drilling is carried out.
T displays and shares a task in google forms. Ss have to choose, either a gerund or an infinitive, the language item that corresponds to the sentence (drop down lists). To be answered individually and check answers in pairs in break out rooms. T monitors breakout rooms and then conducts FB in main room.
T displays and shares google sites task, with quotations from personalities where TL is used. Ss have to find and classify gerunds and infinitives.in pairs in breakout rooms. T monitors in all the break out rooms.
In main room all the group checks the answers to the control task, and T refers to errors or mistakes picked up while monitoring.