Comparative Adjectives- TP8
By the end of the lesson, students will have practiced the meaning, form and pronunciation of comparatives in the context of planning a trip to a city.
To practice reading for specific information in the context of planning a trip to a city.
Procedure (37-49 minutes)
1) Display two pictures of Cairo and Alexanderia on the screen. 2) Ask students the following questions. - What is the name of this city? Cairo - Which city is it? Alexanderia - Are they the same or different? different - Is Alexanderia big? Yes - What about Cairo? Cairo is bigger than Alexanderia. - Is Cairo hot? Yes - Is Alexanderia as hot as Cairo? It is hotter. 3) Try to elicit from students some comparative adjectives like bigger, better and hotter.
1) Ask students to read the text quickly in three minutes. 2) Students practice reading for gist by answering a question about which hotel would they like to stay in. 3) Students give reasons for their choices. 4) Students practice reading for specific information by doing ex:3. 5) Do a demo with students by eliciting the answer of the first question from them. 6) Ask students to read the questions first in 1 minute before re-reading the text. 7) Ask ICQs: Will you read the questions first or the text? the questions. How many minutes do you have to read the questions? 1 minute 8) students answer the questions individually. 9) students check their answers in pairs. 10) reveal the answer key.
11) Students will be given a guided discovery handout that has 2 sentences from the text about Cairo and Sharm El-Sheikh. 12) Students work individually to answer ex: 1. 13) students check their answers in pairs. 14) Students work individually to answer ex: 2 and 3. 15) students check their answers in pairs. 16) Students work individually to answer ex: 4 in the handout. 17) students check their answers in pairs. 18) Teacher reveals the answer key.
19) Teacher clarifies pronunciation by eliciting some marker sentences from the students. 20) Do a coral and an individual drilling for the sentences 21) Write the sentences on the board after drilling. 22) Highlight sentence stress and the weak form of 'than'. 23) Show the connected speech using the technique of finger highlighting.
1) Students answer ex: 3 from the workbook. 2) Show the exercise on the screen. 3) Do a demo with them to elicit the answer of the first question from them. 4) Ask students to do the rest individually. 5) set time limit of 5 minutes. 6) Students check their answers in pairs. 7) Reveal the answer key.
1) Students do a role play of a travel agent and a customer. 2) Show some questions on the screen. 3) Do a demo with students by making them ask me some questions. 4) Tell students to use ask more questions. 5) 6) Encourage students to use the target language while doing the role play. 7) feedback 8) error correction 9) Be ready with some extra questions as a back-up.