First conditional lesson
Lower intermediate level
To provide clarification and practice of First conditional grammar
To provide writing practice of comma
Procedure (10-15 minutes)
The teacher describes Murphy's law and talks about his experience about this law. Then, students are asked to say their similar experience.
In this stage, the teacher asks students to underline or highlight "if clause" in the reading section. After that, students are asked how many sentences they have found?
The teacher writes the structure of grammar on the board. Following that, there will be some examples. Additionally, the students are going to realize the importance of the "comma".
In this stage, the students are asked to answer some questions. The teacher does the first one. Then, the teacher and students check the answers together.
Finally, students are asked to write at least 4 sentences in which first conditional is used. In two of them if clause should be at the beginning of the sentence. This will help students to learn and practice when to use comma when they write.