How do form the future in English?• Structures – will + base form – am/is/are going to + base form – present continuous (am/is/are + verb-ing – present simple – Also: – will + be + verb-ing (future continuous) – will + have + past participle (future perfect)
How could you practice this language? gap fill insert word into a sentence (no gaps) rewrite sentences interviews (pairs talking) role play,• Spoken Practice – – choral, individual, mill drill – Simple role play – discussion• Written practice – – gap fill, – reordering words – sentence writing in response to prompts
Situational Presentation - PPP• Presentation – Set a context – elicit a target sentence – elicit meaning of sentence – elicit form of sentence – elicit pronunciation of sentence• How did we do it in this session?
Situational Presentation - PPP• Practice – controlled practice • drilling – individual, choral, “mill drill” • formal written practice (e.g. gap fill) – freer practice • Controlled pairwork activity where learners have more control over what they are saying, but with a heavy focus on accuracy still
Situational Presentation - PPP• Production (free practice) – Opportunity for the students to use the language in a natural way. – Little or no teacher control over the language being produced. – For example: discussions, role play, information gap activities.
Can you:• Describe the difference between will and going to when talking about future plans• Identify what the first “P” in PPP stands for?• Identify one activity which would be identified as controlled practice?• Name a free practice activity?