English A level
To provide clarification, practice and review of comparatives in the contexts of comparisons, appearances and characteristics.
To provide product writing practice of a comparatives in the contexts of comparisons, appearances and characteristics.
Procedure (42-28 minutes)
1. The students will continue completing the comparatives list on yesterday's sheet. 2. The students will share their answers with the class. 4. We will chorally drill the comparatives and their superlatives.
At this stage, I will focus on what contexts we can use the comparatives in. 1. I will elicit and draw the students to think of situations in which they might use the comparative. 2. We will list contexts and situations on the board.
1. In pairs, the students will underline all the comparatives in the handout. 2. The students will then say some of the comparatives they underlined. 3. I will provide immediate correction of pronunciation and meaning.
At this stage, I will provide extra clarification on the following: 1. Meaning 2. Pronunciation 3. Form
Circle Comparatives (Exercise 1). 1. In pairs, you have five minutes to write as many comparisons as you can. 2. Each team will read out their sentences. 3. Each team gets one point for their grammatically correct sentence.
Appearances 1. The students will use the words in the box to set the context for their sentences. 2. In pairs, the students will compare their appearances and possessions. 3. Say your sentence out loud. 4. I will provide feedback on accuracy and fluency for all the previous.
Advertising Agency 1. The students will list things that are usually advertised on TV. 2. Chose one of those things and rebranded it (give it a new name). 3. Write a TV or radio advert explaining why this product is better than its competitors. 4. Use comparatives in your ad.