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Use To-Infinitive as Subject

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by Qi Jiang | 12 Apr 2018
Resource Description: Students are required to read and act out a Chinese history story “Kong Rong Gave Away Bigger Pears”. They are able to learn sharing is a joy from this story. What is more, they are required to figure out the usage of to-infinitive as subject in some simple sentences. They will also make some sentences with to-infinitive as subject through a small game and a story re-telling activity.
Audience: Elementary
Audience Language Proficiency: Beginner
Duration: 40 Minutes
Language Skill: Grammar
Content Area: Social Science and TESOL.
Materials and Technology:

PowerPoint; Game Worksheet; Group Worksheet; Worksheet for students with Autism. (These documents are attached in the lesson plan.)

Paper prop pears.

Two Video Clips. (Links are shown below.)

Objective(s):

Language Objectives

At the end of this class, students are able to:

1.Identify sentences with usage of to-infinitive in the story.

2.Analyze the grammar structure in which to-infinitive is used as subject in some simple sentences.

3.Make some simple sentences with to-infinitive through a game and a story re-telling activity.

Content Objectives

At the end of this class, students are able to:

1.Read and perform a Chinese history story “Kong Rong Gave Away Bigger Pears” through acting certain roles and creating actor’s lines.

2.Understand the culture and value which are conveyed by the story.

Procedure:

1. Explaining grammar structure (10 min)

2. Playing a small game "David Said" (10 min)

3. Group work: Read the Chinese history story (15 min)

5. Discussion and reflection (5 min)

Useful Links:

Two video clips can be cut from these two videos from YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvo0Tp9hbCs

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rSwypHirUkM
Uploaded Files:
TESOL Interest Section: Bilingual Education, Elementary Education, English as a Foreign Language