By the end of the lesson the ss will have practised making short oral descriptions of people in the context of family and friends.
To revise 'Who's s/he?' 'S/he is ....' and write short descriptions of people.
Procedure (39-40 minutes)
Greet the ss. Uncover Hans' picture and elicit his name. Ask 'Who is he?' What is he? Is he a frog?'....Elicit 'prince'. Repeat for Elsa. Ask what colour their hair and eyes are using prompts. Ask ss to write the colours in the gaps on the WB.
Eliciting descriptions of 2-3 children in the class. Introduce the 2 friends. Tell ss they are going to listen to a song about them. They should find out about the girl's and the boy's eyes and hair colour. Play the CD, stop to check info about the girl. Play the CD. Check about the boy. Project the picture and ss check their answers. Ask them to sing the song and point to their hair and eyes. Divide ss into 2 groups. First group sings the first line. second-the second line, a.s.o. Then they swap. Play the CD again.
Divide the class into 2 groups, make them sit on the floor. 2 ss from each team comes to the front. They hear a description of a person and they have to touch the corresponding flashcard. If there is an odd no. of ss, one will be the T, and T will keep the score.
Put ss in pairs. Project the picture of the 6 children. Write the sentence structure on the board. Instruct ss to work in pairs, choose a child, describe him/her so his/her partner can guess the number of the child. Model the activity with 2 s at the board. Ss work in pairs, describe children and guess.
Break this task into small stages. 1.Introduce your friend Sally by projecting her family picture. Tell students to read the text and write the name under each family member. Model the first sentence. Give them 2 min. to look at the picture and write the names. Ask individual ss to come to the boar to write a name. 2. Ask ss to look at the info in the table. Teach the noun 'fur'. Tell them to write sentences using the info in the table and the given sentence structure. Put the structure on WB, model a sentence yourself, then invite a ss to write the second sentence. Ss write the sentences in their HO, then they do peer check. WCFB on the board. If time allows let ss colour the eyes and hair of the family members according to the sentences.
Using the picture from the previous activity, elicit pronunciation of mother, father, brother. Add mouth and three. Draw their attention to the voiced sound and to the silent one. Have them whisper. Drill.
Praise ss for their good work and say goodbye.