TP 7 Superlatıves
In this grammar lesson, Ss will be provided with clarification and practice of superlative adjectives in the context of people
To clarify the difference between comparatıve and superlatıve form.
To provide accuracy and fluency through speaking skills practice by using superlative adjectives.
Procedure (40-52 minutes)
1. Show Sultan Kosem's picture (the tallest man in the world) Ask if they know him or not, ask his name and elicit 'tall', drill 'tall' if needed, stick the picture on the WB and write 'tall' near the picture. 2. Show a picture of the ugliest dog in the world and elicit 'ugly', drill 'ugly' if needed, stick the picture on the WB and write 'ugly' near the picture. 3. Show a picture of the most beautiful dog in the world and and elicit 'beautiful', drill 'beautiful' if needed, stick the picture on the WB and write 'beautiful' near the picture. 4. Show a picture of the biggest dog in the world and elicit 'big'. (Ask if they know the name of it.) drill 'big' if needed, stick the picture on the WB and write 'big' near the picture. 5. Elicit 'young, old, fat, thin, small, short' by using your acting skills and write them on the board, too.
1. Stand still in front of the students, chest the handout and tell them to look at the pictures and match the sentences to the pictures. Set the time 2 min. 2. Tell them to check their answers with their partners. 3. WC FB
1. Show a picture of a basketball player. Ask If he is tall. 2. Show a picture of a taller basketball player and ask: Is he tall? Elicit taller. (You can use gestures to compare) Drill 'taller' if needed, write 'taller' near 'tall' 3. Show Sultan Kose's picture and ask 'how about him?'. Elicit the tallest. 4. Drill the tallest, write 'the talest' near 'taller'. (Now, draw a chart on the table that seperates adjectives, comperatives and superlatives.) 5. CCQ: Is he tall? Ye. Is he the tallest man in the class? No. In the world. Am I taller then him? No 6. Elicit the sentence Sultan Kose is the tallest man in the world and write it near 'the tallest' 7. Write 3 more adjectives on the board (ugly, beautiful, big). (write these three adjectives separately as their form changes when they are superlatives.) 8. Point the adjectives part of the table and ask 'What are they? Elicit 'adjectives' and write 'adjectives' on the adjectives part. Point comparatives and ask 'What are they?, How do we call them?' Elicit comparatives and write 'Comparatives' on the comparatives part on the table. Point superlatives and ask 'How do we call them?' Elicit 'Superlatives' and write superlatives on the suitable place on the table. 9. Ask them to fill the rest of the chart in pairs. 10. Put them in groups of three and let them check each other's lists. 11. FB: Fill the chart on the board by letting students come to the board one by one and write the suitable form of the adjectives on the table.
1. Draw a star on the air with your hand and ask them what you are doing. 2. Say 'Now, you will draw a star.' 3. Give a paper to each Student. Ask them to stand up, go to a corner of the class and not to show their papers to their friends and draw a star on the paper. 4. (Later, they will show their drawings and compare them so, you can watch their drawing and prompt them to draw in different sizes) 5. Ask them to show their drawing to each other and ask which one is the biggest star, then ask which one is the smallest star. 6. Get two of them stand next to and compare two stars. Get three of them stand next to and elicit superlatives. 7. Clarify the difference between comperative and superlative.
1..Put them in pairs. 2. Chest the handout and tell them to answer the questions. 3. Monitor actively.
1. Tell them imagine that they are at the party. 2. Ther is a very beautiful woman at the party. (You can use your acting skills to demonstrate a litle bit.) 3. Ask them what they can say to that woman. 4. Elicit 'Hello, you are the most beautiful woman at the party.' 5. Give each of them a paper written adjectives (tall, short, old, young, fat, thin, ugly, beautiful) on them. 3. Tell them that we are at the party. Ask them to stand up and hold their papers that everyone can see. Ask them to speak each other and make sentences by using the adjectives that their friend hold. (Be careful about the profile of the class, sts may get offended by the negative adjectives so, don't use the negative ones.) 4. Make a demo. 5. After this activity, put them in pairs, ask them to write about the people at the party. 6. Make one ex. on the board. (Duygu is the tallest person at the party) 7. Put them in groups of three (Make sure you change group mates in every group activity.), let them check each others sentences. 8. WC FB.
1. Put them in groups. Ask them to take out their mobile phones. 2. Ask them to write sentences about their phones. 3. Monitor actively. Correct errors. 4. WC FB