Grammar - Will for Offers & Instant decisions
To clarify the meaning, pronunciation and form and by the end of the lesson, students would be better able to use “Will” for making offers and instant decisions in the context of giving someone a lift (Text Based presentation).
To provide the students with the opportunity to practise speaking for fluency using “Will” to make offers & instant decisions.
Procedure (39-56 minutes)
- Show the Ss the pictures and ask them to guess, What’s going on in each.
- Pick someone up/Give someone a lift.
- Ask the SS to listen to the audio and fill in the gaps. - Give them the instructions & try to get them to answer the first question by themselves. - Ask them to check the answers in pairs. - Give them the answers. (Answer keys) or check their answers & give feedback.
To enable the Ss to deduce the meaning/use& form of the target language. -To provide controlled oral practice/drilling. Clarify MFP of TL (will) – plenty of drills for the contracted form Meaning/use: - “Will”, is used for making offers or offering to do something at the time (or moment) of speaking. Also, is used to make instant decisions. Examples of making an offer: - ‘My bag is very heavy.’ ‘I’ll Carry it for you.’ - That bag looks heavy. I’ll help you with it. - “I need some money.” “Don’t worry. I’ll lend you some.” - My hands are full of paint. I’ll open the door for you. - I lost my wallet. I’ll lend some money. - My car broke down. I’ll give you a lift. - I want to go to the match. I’ll pick you up to go there. - CCQs: Is he willing to give him a lift? Yes Is he going to pick him up? Yes - Examples of instant decisions: - I suddenly feel very tired. I think I’ll go to bed early tonight. - I’m too tired to walk home. I think I’ll take a taxi. Form: Positive: Subject + (will/’ll) (would) + infinitive Negative: Subject + (won’t/will not) + infinitive Wouldn’t Phonology: ● Will: / wɪl/ Modal verb
- Give the SS the instructions (Chesting), Hold up to explain the task. - Give instructions about the task and ask them to answer individually in 5 minutes. - Ask them to check their answers in pairs. - While monitoring, gently correct any errors on the spot. - For feedback, ask for anything they found in common. Take notes while listening to students. Write a problematic sentence or two on the board and encourage students to come and correct it on the board. - Give the answer keys handed if there's no enough time.
- Create some prompts such as “I’ve forgotten my pen” and put them on cards, one set for each table. One by one ss draw a card, read the problem then the “listeners” have to respond with an offer/instant decision. - Ask the SS to work in pairs first and swap the role together. - Swap the SS to get as many SS as you can to practice the "WILL" rule in making offers and instant decisions. - Ask the students if they got something in common.
Give the student feedback about any linguistic or contents mistakes you might found or noted during the tasks