LP-5 Lesson Plan (Can for ability/ simple present)
To practice model verbs of can and can't
To practice speaking in the context of can and can't
Procedure (45-59 minutes)
--- Fold the HO first, --- Chest the HO and say: 1-Please look at the pictures in pairs and discuss what you can see. (2 min) 2- Now match these words with the pictures, just write the word next to the number of picture, for example: Number 4 is swim. 3- Elicit answer for each picture- drill and pron.
-- Let the sts look at the pictures in pairs and discuss what they can see. (2 min) -- Chest the HO and tell them to match these sentences with the pictures. 1- Now match these sentences with the pictures. 2- Elicit answer for each picture- drill and pron. -- Elicit the TL from this exercise on the WB, Positive: (+) She can play the piano. Negative: (-) I can't speak Chinese.
-- Help the sts know the usage of can/can't 1- look at the WB please. Positive (+) She can play the piano Negative (-) I can't swim. --Now elicit the form of the sentences Subject + can + verb Subject + can't + verb 3- 'can' and 'can't' are the same for all of the pronouns (I, You, we, they, he, she, it). 4- We sometimes use (ver) well with 'can' 5- Now make more sentences about (he, we...) each verb the meaning shd be elicited, then Form, and Pronunciation. 6- Remember in positive sentences can is pronounced very weekly.
-- I will get sts in pairs to talk about 3 things he/she can do, and 3 things he/she can't do. 1. Now talk in pairs of two about 3 things you like and 3 things you don't like. (3 minutes) 2- Use the pictures in the HO of vocab with you. --Monitor and do error correction.
-- Elicit the question from: 1- can you____________? and short answers. write on the WB. 2- Highlight the form and pron for sts. 3- Elicit some more examples from sts.
-- I will give them a HO and ask them to find in the class who.... (4 min) 1- Here you have a HO, go around the class and try to find who can/ can't... 2- This is your HO, and please move around the class and ask your friends, and try to find them. 3- Ask: Can you...? Qs, and give short answers (yes/no) ---Get FB and do error correction as necessary.
--- Show them each picture and elicit what it is about, then stick it on the WB (can on the right side and can't on the left side). 1- Look at the pictures and think, are they all the same? All of them OK?... --- Elicit that the right side can do things, and the left side can't do.