Teaching Practice 4
To provide clarification and review of articles and determiners in the context of text and exercises
To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of shopping
Procedure (28-48 minutes)
Teacher will hang up on the WB sentences where there are mistakes of articles and let the students think about the mistakes as well as to come up with the rules themselves. After they understand the concept of articles, teacher will hang up sentences where there are mistake of determiners and let the students think about the mistakes as well as to come up with the rules themselves.
The teacher will give feedback of the Lead-in and stress on the meaning, form, use and pronunciation. 1. I saw a cat abandoned in the street. The cat was very thin. Then,the cat saw a mouse. The cat then went running to the mouse and ate it. (When a noun is introduced for the first time, we use the indefinite article. Once introduced, we use the definite article) 2. He is a student in class. This is the president of Turkey. (When a noun is known, it takes a definite pronoun) 3. Carrots are healthy. The carrots I have in my fridge are very small. ( Zero article is used when talking about people or things in general) 4. An apple vs. A banana (An is used when the noun starts with a vowel, A is used when the noun starts with a consonant) 5. I usually eat some bread with soup. I do not eat bread with soup. (Some is used in positive sentences, any is used in negative sentences to describe ab unspecified number or quantity.) 6. I went to........... market today and bought .......... bag of vegetables and........... chicken. ....... bag was heavy. On my way back, I realized that I didn't bring.........potatoes! ( This sentence sums up all the rules mentioned above and students would be asked to do it in pairs)
The students will be asked to do Ex.1 in pairs and will be given an answer key to check their answers.
Ex.2 will be given to students to do in pairs and will be asked to listen to a recording to check their answers.
The class will be divided into 3. (A, B,C) They will be asked to do the exercise together and will be a given an answer key to check their answers.
Students will be given a handout where there is a fridge with all the items that are in it. They will be asked to work in groups and write (2) items that are in the fridge and 2 items that are not in the fridge in complete sentences and then write the sentences on the board.