Objectives: • Learn new vocabulary • Practice speaking/listening to partner’s description of self Type: Articles of Clothing (casual) Vocabulary : sandals, pajamas, shorts, boots, sneakers, tank top, swimsuit, sweatshirt, pattern, striped, spotted, flowery, checkered, logo Levels: intermediate youth Materials : flashcards Preparation : make flashcards Time : 50 minutes Interaction : T-S, S-S, S-T Potential Problems: Students’ vocabulary might not be high enough to adequately express their clothes and personality.
Presentation: (15 minutes) [T-S] • New vocabulary – explain casual/streetwear • Grammar (basic word order with adjectives) Practice: (25 minutes) [T-S, S-T, S-S] • Drill vocabulary words using flashcards: o Ask students to identify clothes on flashcard. Also use an adjective in a sentence to describe article of clothing. o http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/files/clothes.pdf o http://www.mes-english.com/flashcards/files/clothes2.pdf o http://www.eslflashcards.com/preview.php?id=15 • Interview: Student will pair up and ask each other about last night’s homework. Students should use adjectives to describe both the outfit and the wearer. Then the students will report their partner’s answers back to the class. Production: (10 minutes) [T-S] • Solve the Riddle: Teacher will read the Situation and Hints to students. Students will write down clues and solve the riddle through process of elimination. If Time: Continue work on riddle. Assessment: Informal – listen for difficulty in pronunciation. See what adjectives students would like to learn. Homework: Finish riddle.
The situation 1. There are 5 men lined up at the police station. 2. No two men are wearing the same shirt, pants or shoes. No two men own the
same car. 3. A man driving a white car was seen driving away from the crime scene. The question is: Who owns the white car?
Hints • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •
Paul is wearing sweatpants Jon owns a silver car Mark is wearing boots The man wearing tight jeans is to the left of the man wearing black pants The man wearing tight jeans is also wearing a shirt with a logo The man wearing a tank top owns a red car The man wearing shorts is also wearing a striped shirt The man standing in the middle is wearing sneakers Tim is first in line The man wearing a sweatshirt is standing next to the owner of the blue car The owner of the green car is standing next to the man wearing a striped shirt The man wearing the checkered shirt is also wearing black shoes Scott is wearing a shirt with a logo Tim is standing next to the man wearing baggy jeans The man wearing a sweatshirt is standing next to a man wearing sandals
The Solution Positio n
Sweatpant Tight jeans s Paul
Sneakers Brown Shoes
Sweatshirt Tank top Green
5 Black pants Jon Black Shoes
Shirt with logo
Adapted from Einsteinâ€™s Riddle http://udel.edu/~os/riddle.html
Published on Mar 19, 2009
Assessment: Informal – listen for difficulty in pronunciation. See what adjectives students would like to learn. Shirt Striped shirt Sweats...