Essay on Celta Assignment 1: Language Related Task
1072 WordsOct 17th, 20125 Pages
I’ve been waiting here for two hours.
I started waiting here two hours ago.
I am still waiting here now.
Subject + have/has + past participle (been) + present perfect continuous
Contraction of I and have – I’ve
Been – weak /i/
Waiting - /wei/
Show picture 1 of myself sat at a table with a knife and fork in my hands with a big clock in the background. The time on the clock is 7pm. I am happy.
Ask: Am I waiting for food? Yes
Show picture 2 of myself sat at a table with a knife and fork in my hands. The time on the clock is 9pm. I am unhappy.
Time line: Me ←-----------------------→ Past 7pm Now 9pm Future
Ask: Am I still waiting? Yes…show more content…
Ask: Why? Because the patient is unable to and he is happy to open it
To elicit..."would you mind..."
Is the window closed? Yes
Does the patient want the window open? Yes
Can the patient open the window? No
Can the other person open the window? Yes
Is the patient polite? Yes
Will the other person open the window? Yes
Why? Because it is no trouble for him
Anticipated Difficulties and Solutions
Form: ss may say, "would you opening the window?"
Solution: Finger model and drill ss may not understand the use of the negative with the quantifier
Solution: Finger model and drill ss may drop the ing from opening
Solution: highlight on w/b and drill
Phonology: ss may have problems with would linking straight into you
Solution: use phonemics on w/b, highlight and drill ss may have problems with not linking straight into at
Solution: use phonemics on w/b, highlight and drill ss may have problems pronouncing would
Solution: use phonemics on w/b, highlight and drill
Concept: ss may not understand the use of the word mind as a polite request
Solution: use CCQs, highlight on w/b and drill, and use examples of other polite ways to ask e.g. would it be any trouble for you to open the window for me? ss may confuse "Not at all" with saying no, and not understand they are saying they don't mind
Solution: highlight on w/b and drill - underline the part of the sentence the “Not at all” is a
Assignment 2: Language-Related Task
I don’t have to work in the evening
Don’t have to
is used to talk about something that is not necessary; that we have a choice andwe can do it if we want to.
I would show the students the following photo which shows the hour work:
Monday to Friday:02:00 pm - 09:00 pmAnd then I would give them a context in which the sentence occurs:
“I work on every weekday. I work on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesda
y, Thursday and Friday. I
can’t see my friends on these days because I work in the evenings. But I don’t work on
Saturdays and Sundays. This is why I can see my friends on weekends. Tomorrow I am going
out with my friends at 5pm because it’s Saturday and
don’t have to work in the evening
. Ican work on Saturdays and Sundays if I want to but I prefer going out with my friends.
Do I work on weekdays? (yes)Do I work on Saturdays and Sundays? (no)Can I go out in the evening? (yes)Can I work on Saturdays if I want to? (yes)Is it necessary to work on weekdays? (yes)Do I have to work on weekdays? (yes)Do I have to work on weekends? (no)
have to work in the evening./a
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