Grammar: for students to use and practice the superlatives through some controlled practices
Vocabulary and speaking: for students to learn some new words and pratice the superlatives in a speaking activity
Procedure (30-50 minutes)
. Write the adjectives, their comparatives and superlatives (ex 5a) on some pieces of paper. But don't write every superlative form so that sts write them ater on. . Put them on WB randomly. Sts come to the board and match them. . Tell sts to write the missing superlative forms on WB
. Write these two sentenes on WB: - We use ............. to compare three or more things - We use ............. to compare two things. . Elicit "comparative" and "superlatilve" from sts. Tell them to work in pairs and discuss the rules for making superlatives; spelling and number of syllables. . get WC FB . Then use WB to clarify the superlatives. Highlight the "endings", "most" and "the". . Mention "good, bad, far, old" as well
. Students work in pairs and write the superlatives of the adjectives in ex 6a. . Get WC feedback. ask sts why for each superlative. Make sure that the rule is clearly understood. and listen to the tape if the time s enough . Drill each adjective and stress the "ist" sound at the end
. Draw the table on WB. (cities and some information about them.) . Sts work in pair and write 4 sentences about the cities. . Get WC FB.
. Divide the sts into two teams. . Give the quiz worksheet to the sts. . They work with their partners and fill in the gaps and then answer the questions. . Give them the answer key. They check their answers and decide which is the winner team. .
. Write these things on WB: hadsome actor in Turkey beautiful actress in Turkey attractive singer in Turkey \ the world tall football player in Turkey \ the world short Hollywood actor good movie of 2012 bad song of this summer old politician in Turkey \ the world young TV show funny city crowded shopping mall in Istanbul . Students work in pairs andprepare 6-7questions using these prompts. eg. who is the most handsome Turkish actor. . Then they stan up and ask their questions to the other group.
. Students work individualy and write a short paragraph about their families ui=sing at least six superlatives.