To give sts review and practice of "be/get used to" structures in the context of changes in a new place.
to give sts controlled writing and semi-controlled speaking practice for accuracy with "be/get used to" structures in the context of changes in a new place.
Procedure (35-52 minutes)
Holding handouts Give sts instruction to ask and answer questions about changes they have had to cope with. Deliver handouts, give sts 2-3 min to discuss the questions.While monitoring take notes of what they are saying so as to use the info for examples at later stages.
Give instructions to sts to read the text about the changes the teacher has had to deal with in Instanbul and compare the info with their own predictions.Tell sts to discuss this in pairs. Get fb by asking how different were their ideas.
Chesting the material tell sts they now have to look at the text again and find sentences describing how changes are described. Ask sts to find the differences in the sentences and discuss them in pairs. Ask ICQs. Deliver hand outs.
Using sts answers from the previous stage elicit the 2 different structures and write them on WB in 2 columns. Ask sts about the difference. If sts are confused, explain to them that "be" expresses a state, situation and "get" means "to become".Ask what can follow the structure,Write it on the WB. Ask sts how questions and negatives are formed, and how the structures change in tense. Encourage sts to make more examples using info from the lead-in activity. Write some on the WB. Get the sts to pronounce the structures correctly.
Regroup the sts. Holding the material explain sts they have to complete the gaps in the writing activity about people experiencing changes in their lives in Istanbul,Turkey.Ask ICQs. Deliver handouts. Monitor sts, take notes of confusing points. When they have finished ask them to check with their patners. Present answers for them to check their work.
Give instructions to sts to read the questions about changes they have been through and discuss them with their partners. Get the fb. During the fb, carry out the necessary immediate error correction.More time-consuming points should be worked on at the end.
Tell students a story about changes ın hıs/her lıfe and ask them to thınk about the questıons or talk about theır personal experıence ın paırs. "I'd like to tell you how changes influenced my life. Before I was terrified of changing things in my life even if I was unhappy about some of fhem.I was afraid of losing my job,staying away from people surrounding me,throwing away old rubbish and many more. When I suddenly lost my job which I'd wanted to leave for a long time,i thought I would have hard times looking a for a new one.However,a Week hadnt passed before I got hired by a big international company,where I made friends so quickly and easily that I couldn't believe it myself. It seemed as if it Took no time to get used to the new life.This change taught me a good lesson: one should not be afraid of changes.The more open-minded we are about changes, the easier it is to get used to them. What do you think of changes?are they good or bad for people?" Get the fb.