TP7 Illness vocabulary
To provide clarification of illness in the context of health and fitness.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of illness, health and fitness.
Procedure (43-55 minutes)
I start the lesson by miming the symptoms of a cold. I then ask the Ss to discuss in PW what other symptom of a cold may be. Elicit a few symptoms from the group.
Give students the picture gap fill HO. Ask Ss to work in pairs and fill in the gaps. provide whole class FB by eliciting the answers from Ss. elicit and write answers on WB
Use the answers from the picture gap fill exercise to work on pronunciation. Elicit from Ss what the class of the words are. Get Ss to pronounce of each word chorally and individually. Focus on the adjective 'sore' and Elicit from Ss other words that could be described as 'sore'. check that Ss understand meaning by asking them to mime symptoms.
Elicit from Ss what they would say to someone that looks ill. Ss work alone provide Ss with the 'delete the incorrect word' HO. instruct Ss to work individually. Check in pairs.
provide Ss with 'create sentence' HO Ask Ss to create sentences individually. monitor Ss progress and provide assistance if required. Get Ss to check in pairs.
Divide the class in to two groups label one group 'doctors' and the other 'patients'. Explain that the patients should go to the doctor and talk about feeling ill with a choice of symptoms. Monitor Ss to seen when they finish. Once finished instruct Ss to swap role. If time get Ss to discuss how often they feel ill. When was the last time they had a cold?