TP3_LP_Fabiana Gonzalez Garcia
PRE - INTERMEDIATE level
To introduce and practice -ed and -ing adjectives in the context of watching too much TV.
To provide clarification of -ed and -ing adjectives.
Procedure (26-33 minutes)
I will have Ss talk about watching too much TV by asking the following question: 1. Would you like to live without TV for a week? Why? Why not? I will have Ss talk about it in pairs. I will monitor, evaluate and take notes of their conversation.
I will show the text to the Ss. I will ask Ss to read the text quickly and find the answers to the following questions: 1. How much TV does a typical American family watch every day? 2. Who watches more TV in the UK, men or women? Learners will compare answers in pairs, then I will ask them to read the text and correct their answers, OCFB
I will elicit some -ed and -ing adjectives using a gap-fill activity: (slide 5,6,7) "Sure, TV programmes can be excit___ or relax___, especially when you're tir__ at the end of the day," says Rudy Matthews from NoTV.com, "but most of the time TV is just bor___. We want people to turn off the TV for a week and do something more interest___ instead."
I will be elicitng the meaning, form and pronunciation of -ed and -ing adjectives by asking CCQs, first with Y/N questions,( slides8,9,10); I will start with a) basic definition of adjectives and move on to b)definition of -ed and -ing adjectives by eliciting using the questions on my board: a)1. Do these words describe a person, thing or animal? Y/N 2. Do these words add information? Y/N 3. Do these words modify a noun? Y/N b) Do you know the difference between bor-ed and bor-ing? c)I will use a mini situational presentation with visuals and fill the gap activity to practice pronunciation. We will do this as an open class.
Ss will use the target language by answering a gap-fill activity.( slides11,12) 1. Were you surpris___ by anything in the article? 2. Which TV programmes do you think are really bor___? 3. What is the most frighten___ film you've ever seen? 4. When did you last feel really tir___? 5. What's the most excit___ holiday you ever had? 6. Are you interest__ in sport? 7. Do you have any annoy___habits? 8. When you were a child, what were you worr____ about? Students will do this individually and then check in pairs? I will give the answer key. OCFB
I will ask Ss to please choose 4 or 5 of the follwing Qs and ask them to their partners in the BORs. 1. Were you surprised by anything in the article? 2. Which TV programmes do you think are really boring? 3. What’s the most frightening film you’ve ever seen? 4. When did you last feel really tired? 5. What’s the most exciting holiday you ever had? 6. Are you interested in sports? 7. Do you have any annoying habits? 8. When you were a child, what were you worried about? Then OCFB.