Step 1 Revision
1 Re。vise the plural forms of nouns. Divide the class into halves: They take turns to ask each member of the other team。 to spell the plura。l form。 of a noun.
B: Baskets, b-a-s-k-e-t-s.
Team B scores a point.
2 Revise verbs like eat, think, read。, write, etc. Get the students to giv。e plurals such as, eat some bread, and read English books, etc.
3 Revise Do it like this / that.
Step 2 Presentation
1 Teach What are you doing? Expla。in that it refers to w。hat a person is d。oing at the moment. Present this monologue, performing the actions as you speak: What am I doing? I'm eating/drinking/
swimming/openin。g/closing the door, etc. Perform the acti。ons again, and this time have the st。udents ask, What are you doin。g。? Tell the students to perform actions, e.g. Count the books please. While the student is。 counting, ask What are you doing? Help him / her to answer I'm counting the books. Get all the students to。 read a book. Ask What are you doing?。 Help them to answer I'm reading a book. Tell them t。o perform other actions, e.g. Clean the r。oom / Write / L。isten to me, etc.
2 In pairs have student A act out doing something while student B asks What are you。 doing? Have student A answer I'm …ing. Switch parts.
Step 3 Read and act
SB Page 21, Part 1, Speech Cassette Lesson 81. Students listen and repea。t. Have them practise i。n pair。s, performing the actions. They should extend th。e dialogue as much as they can using (e.g.) I want some help. I can't find my book. Choose several pairs to act in front of the class.
Step 4 Presenta。tion
Ask o。ne girl student who is g。o。od at drawi。ng t。o come up to th。e B。b and draw a。 picture. While she is drawing, ask What is she doing? Ha。ve the studen。ts answer She's drawing a picture. Now ha。ve half the class clean the classroom. As t。hey are cle。aning, ask the other students, What are they doin。g? Have the students answer, They're cleaning the classroom.
Step 5 Say and number
SB Page 21, Part 2, Speech Cas。sette Lesson 81. Section 1. T。his section focuses on t。he singular, while Section 2 focuses on the plural. Books closed! Play the tape. Students have to perform the correct action when they hear,。 e.g. I'm thinking. See who can get the action right! The。n books open! Play the tape again. Students list。en and repeat. Then, in pairs, they number the pictures.。 Check the answers.
Section 2. Follow the same procedures as for Section 1. However, before playing the tape, put the class into small groups. Then have the students perform the action as they hear it。 as a group.
Step 6 Practice
Students work in pairs asking each other questions about the ten pictures。. Call out some students to ask the class questions about the pictures.
St。ep 7 Workbook
SB Page 95, Wb Lesson 81, Exx. 1 and 2. Do Ex. 1 orally first and write down the ans。wers afte。r c。lass. In。 pairs, do Ex. 2. Check some pairs i。n class. Ask students to think of more verbs ending in silent e (。love, like, take, close, etc.).
Revise the new language in SB Lesson 81.
Write down the answers to Ex. 1 in the exercise book.