To provide specific information about personality adjectives of other people and themselves
To provide process and product writing practice of a sentence completion, vocabulary definition
Procedure (37-59 minutes)
Write the vocab from previous lesson on the board. Ask students " What is a sociable person? What is a ambitious person?" Pick sts to form two groups. "You are-- Sociable/ambitious) have them stand in a horseshoe on each wide of the board. Write Ambitions and sociable on the board. Give the students markers. Explain board rush activity. I will read a sentence that describes the personality adjective and students must rush up and circle the adjective. Each correct circled adjective gets a point for their team.
Write Sociable, and Responsible on the board. Model with the big and small circles the stress on the syllable. Give students pron. cards. Have students listen to 1.10. they must underline where the stress is on the word. Ask students to go up to the board and write their answers.
Give students the missing information cards. Sts must listen to the teachers story and fill in the words on the cards. Go over this with sts and make sure they wrote down the correct answers.
Students will fill in the chart with the personality adjectives of four different types of family members. They will listen to a recording of a psychologist on a talk show explaining the reasons why different family members have different personalities. They must use the TL when filling out the chart. They must compare their answers with the student sitting beside them.
Personal writing exercise about their own family. They must use the vocabulary. Then they will tell the class about their siblings/spouses/ childrens personal attitudes.
I will give students a worksheet with matching sentences and fill in the blanks in order to place the vocabulary into different contextual usage. We will go over the answers together in class.