TP4, Shiva Khoei
Pre-intermediate, A2 level
to provide Ss with practice on talking about their family members and describe them
to practice the lexis relevant to describing people
Procedure (35-46 minutes)
Ill show them the family tree of a famous family (Angelina Jolie) on the WB and ask them whether they have have any idea what it is. Then Ill elicit the relationships among the siblings in that family.
I will draw my own family tree on WB, show Ss the members ofmy family and ask them to guess who is who; then I will ask them to guess how are my member like (describe them using adjectives and maybe employing superlative adjectives).
I will ask Ss to draw their own famliy trees; then Ill ask them to write a superlative adjective under each name; next Ill ask them to take turns to tell each other about their families, using the superlatives. Ill ask them to ask questions in order to find out more information about each person.
I will give Ss paper stripes with some questions on (who is the most ... in your family?) then Ill ask them to share their ideas either with their pairs or in their group; next, Ill ask them to come up with the reason as to why they think so and tell each other the reasons.
I will Ss to tell their friends (in pairs) which person/people in their partner's family they would most like to meet; then, if there's still time, Ill ask them to come up with the reason why yhey would like to meet that person.