Agreement and disagreement
Upper inteermediate level
By the end of this lesson the learners will have reviewed and practiced language for expressing opinions and agreeing/disagreeing.They will have also practiced asking questions.
To practice making questions and focus on the stress in some opinion phrases.
Procedure (48-62 minutes)
Review the way of asking questions individually. A sentence will be given and the learners will be asked to make a question Learners will be asked to correct the questions
Demonstrate phrases that is used to express hesitation, own opinion and someone else's opinion. The learners' attention will be focused on the stressed part of each phrase. Cut-up phrases Give instructions very clearly and ask students to work in small groups. Students match these phrases. Then, learners will categorize the expressions according to meaning. Drilling will be used and ICQS as well. Feedback through giving them answer key Clear instructions will be given Learners will be asked to go to the board one by one to complete a table.
Demonstrate phrases for agreeing/disagreeing. CCQS will be used. Some phrases will be elicited from the learners. A scale from 1 to 5 will be put on the board and learners will be asked to match. Quick feedback on the board. Learners will be shown a variety of aces and will be asked to say what each expresses for. Clear instructions will be given as well as ICQS. Learners will play a game of hats. Feedback will be on the spot.
"The information age" topic will be set . Clear instructions and ICQS. Learners will be asked to read each opinion and respond to it and choose a scale from 1 to 5 according to their personal opinion. They will check their answers in pairs.
Model a phrase to let them know how to justify their opinions. CCQS will be used. They will be given 10 minutes to think how to justify their opinion on some statements. There will be a model again to help them how to ask questions to get specific information. The model will be written on the board. Learners will be asked to practice conversations in groups . They will express for their opinions , justifying it and asking their peers about their opinions and ask them to justify it. Feedback and error correct will be on the spot.