Lesson Planning of Formulaic Expressions –I
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Identify and use previously learnt and more formulaic expressions for greetings and routine social courtesies according to the age, gender and status of addressee.
Information for Teachers
- Give your students vocabulary to agree / disagree, how to express likes and dislikes, express needs and feelings and express joy in a natural and polite manner.
- Use your facial expressions while talking to the students.
- Notice yourself that when these expressions are used in routine life they make your language livelier.
- Note that this SLO is divided into two lesson plans.
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, textbook
- Tell the students that we have to agree or sometimes disagree with our friends/parents/class fellows, etc. for this we should not be harsh rather we should be very polite even if we disagree.
- Give them a situation where two students are arguing to decide which game they should play, should they play cricket or hockey?
- Divide class into two groups, one representing cricket and the other hockey. One child from each team will answer the question asked by the child of the other team.
- Remind students that the team that continues to show respect and behaves nice will be the winner!
Sum up/ Conclusion
- Ask the students to volunteer to speak some of the sentences to express likes/dislikes and feelings. Let them do it as separate sentences or in response to each other’s` comments, in the form of a conversation.
- Ask the students about new expressions they have learnt in form of sentences.
- Ask the students to tell how they can disagree to /with others opinions by being polite as well. They are to give examples.
- Allow students to tell a few sentences that they can use to agree, disagree or express joy, fear, anger, sorrow, likes or dislikes.
- Find the exercise related to the topic in the textbook. Students must do this exercise in the notebooks or on the textbook.
- Ask ant three students from your class to introduce themselves and the student sitting with them.
- Ask the students to write four to five sentences about your likes or dislikes, feelings of sorrows, joy, fear, anger, etc.
- Use polite tone if they don`t agree with or like something.
- Ask the students to practice whatever they did in the class.
- Continue to ask them about their likes and dislikes about events and objects, games, school subjects, a certain topic or poem they study, etc.
- Continue to ask them how they feel by pointing to the feeling chart.