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3 posts, 2 voices , Tagged: checkpoint 3 help TL
|curlsandpearls 6 posts||
Just submitted checkpoint 3 and got feedback within an hour (amazing!). The tutor wants me to rewrite my answer to Q.11. Here's a brief outline of my answer (real one was far too long to post on here!) and his feedback...
Warmer/lead in – For the warmer/lead in, I’d put a poster of a famous singer on the board and get students talking about what he/she does.
Presentation: For the presentation, I would ask “what will she be going to be doing in the next week?" and put up pictures of what they say.
Concept questions: To ensure my students understand the tense and new grammatical structure I would ask several concept questions such as “is he/she doing this now?Or later?”, “will he/she be shopping next week?”
Controlled activity: For the controlled activity, I would then write this sentence on board: "She is going to" and use the matching picture to show activity. I would use this time-line to show the occurrence is in the future -----------------X---------------. I would then repeat the sentence for each activity.
I would then add a photo of a famous band underneath the picture of the single celebrity and start building a grammar table. The sentence next to the band would be “they are going to" and then use the same picture (concert, interview etc.) to show activity.
Then I would add a photo of myself underneath the band to demonstrate the target sentence: "I am going to". I would draw pictures of housework, swimming, eating in a restaurant to show activities I will be doing next week.
Production: I would then arrange the class into pairs or small groups and ask “what are YOU going to do next week?”
Comment: Thanks for your hard work here and a really good effort. Though I'd like you to give this another go. You need to focus on the TL. For example the following is not the TL being taught: "She is going shopping". Also remember to grade your language to their level: i.e. “what will she be going to be doing in the next week?" is too difficult for this level.
I have no clue what he's talking about... I need to focus on TL (what's TL?!), any advice/guidance appreciated!
|Briona 110 posts||
TL means 'target language', in other words, what you intend to teach the students.
Reading your lesson plan, I'm not entirely sure what your TL is! You seem to have confused two structures (future with will and future with going to) and your first question "What will she be going to be doing in the next week?" doesn't make any sense! If you are teaching future with going to, your question should read "What is she going to do next week?"
|curlsandpearls 6 posts||
Ahh thank you so much, you're right that makes no sense, oopsie! Gonna get my TEFL hat on and rewrite it, thanks!