In the workplace
Low Intermediate level
To provide practice of could, should, might, may, has to/have to in the context of in the workplace.
CCRS Alignment: text Complexity
Procedure (68-100 minutes)
-T greets students. -T review the grammar points from the last class. -T introduces the lesson with the unit and title: Unit/Week#7 - Title "In the workplace" -T introduces the main grammar points: Advice, suggestions, possibilities, and necessities. -T invites Ss to observe the picture. -T asks Ss to describe what is happening in the picture. - Ss share their opinions (volunteer work). - T asks "what should Norma do about her situation?" - Ss give examples. - T writes answers and underlines the TL. - T writes the TL for the grammar points of the lesson.
- T invites Ss to observe the picture. -T asks to match the text with the TL. - T shows the answer. -T remarks the TL again to activate previous knowledge. - T introduces MFPA of the TL. -T invites SS to look at the sentences. -T invites SS to discover the structure: S+ Modal verb + verb/action + Object. - T explains the difference between might and may: may=sth that can happen Ex: I may travel for the holidays this year. might=hypothetical or very unlikely Ex: Colorado might be hot during the holidays this year. - T asks to guess the difference between might/may. CCQ: "Is this likely or unlikely?" - T displays the answers. -T explains the difference between has to/have to. Has to=she/he/it Have to=I/you/we/they. - T CCQ for appropiacy: "Is this formal or informal?" -T checks out for extra questions.
-T asks Ss to read the sentences silently. - T asks students to elicit the correct sentence. (voluntary work). - T displays answers.
-T invites Ss to look at the picture. -T asks to read the sentences. -T asks to answer the questions in pairs. -T models an example of the task. -T asks to take a picture of the screen. -T opens breakout rooms. -T invites Ss to join and work in pairs.
-T observes the breakout rooms for pair work and use of TL. -T observes for mistakes. -T elicits some students to report their tasks. -T corrects mistakes observed during pair work.
-T invites Ss Angel to present his homework: "Presentation about a special topic". -T gives feedback to the Ss' presentation. -T asks Ss to give feedback to Angel. -T reminds Ss to complete Burlington practice. -T asks for questions or comments. -T dismisses the class.