evel 3 lesson: Activate your English.
level 3 lesson: Activate your English.
Task : Do exercises then draw rules.
Objective: Working out rules governing phonology , grammar, functional language
and the four skills strategies.
Task One : Strategies
1/ Interlocutor ( B) didn’t grasp the meaning of the expression ‘ non-uniform day ‘ .So, he asks for explanation/ clarification :
B : Sorry , I didn’t catch the meaning of a ‘ non-uniform day ‘. Can / Could you explain it , please ?
2/ ( B ) reformulates to check that he has understood what ( A) has told him :
A : So you think we have to re-use the old thing.
Or : So you mean we have to re-use the old things.
3/ ( B ) uses the same strategy used before :
B : Well, OK , so first , I’ll have to make notes of my ideas. Next , I’ll have to develop these ideas in a paper . Then , I ‘ll have to read and check it for mistakes. Finally , I’ll have to copy it on a clean sheet of paper.
4/ ( B ) corrects what ( A ) has misunderstood :
B : Well, actually. I’ve said : « Algeria. It’s in North Africa. »
Or : No, that ‘s not quite right.I’ve said : « Algeria is in NA ».
5/ ( B) checks if ( A ) has understood what he has said :
B : Do you understand what I mean ?
Or : Do you see what I mean ?
6/ ( A ) asks ( B) to remind him of a word that he has forgotten :
B : Wait a minute. This is what they call the greenhouse effect.
Or : Let me think . This is what they call : The greenhouse –effect.
Task two : Functional Language :
1/ Complete the text below with the right model. Use : must , mustn’t , heve to , don’t have to , don’t need to :
At the age of 5 , children----- go to school ----- compulsory. When they ---- be in ---- ; otherwise , the police can arrest them,…
To express obligation , I use (must or have to.)
To express absence of obligation , I use ( don’t have to or don’t need to. )
To express prohibition , I use (mustn’t. )