To Be - Negative
A1 Beginner level
To be - negative
Listening, speaking, nationalities vocab
Procedure (39-50 minutes)
L1: Listen carefully to this conversation. What is the problem? Play (1.48) L2: I will play the recording one more time. (pass T/F handout) Okay, please tell me if the sentences are true of false. ICQ: What are you going to do, again? Ellicit answers from students and begin to write the answer in the correct form on the board. With the false questions, put the negative verbs in red while doing this. ICQ: Ask the students why these words are red? Because they are negative.
Put table on WB: I'm not You aren't He/She/It isn't We aren't They aren't ... with a complete sentence attached at the end / table. Reinforce that are is positive and aren't is negative. Repeat this vocabulary 3 or 4 times. Have students repeat drill style. Once complete pass out (HO) of page 27. Have students begin exercise 1. Play (1.49) Verbally correct sentences. Underline (in table) the negatives used.
"Now, please look at number 2. Complete the sentences with the correct form. Here is an example: (write on whiteboard) "My name ____ (+) Brett." What's the answer? "My hair _____ (-) white." What's the answer? Okay, now please start. After they finish, have them begin exercise three.
Okay, no listen to the recording and check your answers. ICQ! Play (1.50)
Now, Look at pronunciation on your paper. Listen to the recording and checkmark (show on board) the sentences you hear. Understand? Play (1.51) x 2 Check answers and repeat.
Look at number one under speaking. What sentence is correct? 1,2 or 3? Yes, number 1 is correct. How would you correct number 2? (show model if necessary) Have students repeat 3 times. How would you correct number 3? Have students repeat 3 times. Write on board: #2 Tokyo ____ in China. #3 Putin _____ from Brazil.
Now, you will write three sentences. (mime) One will be true, 2 false. ICQ!! When you have 3 sentences please put your pencil down.
Stand up! Find a partner. Tell them your three sentences. They will say true of false. (Model this will Hanif) After three sentences, switch with your partner. They will say their 2 true sentences and 1 false. ICQ Have students change partners if they finish quickly. Monitor performance.
Ask 1 or 2 students to repeat their questions for the class. Then teacher will ask questions. ex: Mohammad is from Canada. (No, he isn't from Canada) You are standing? (No, i'm not standing.) We are from France. (No, we aren't from France) Create more if extra time remains.
Do matching activity game in pairs.