TOPIC: INTONATION PRACTICE – WH – QUESTIONS (CONVEYING VARIOUS ATTITUDES)
By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to:
1. Use the falling intonation in asking questions beginning with ‘wh’.
2. Use correct speech flow.
3. Use rising intonation in asking questions to suggest warmth.
The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:
1. Course book
2. Any suitable book on English phonetic
METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.
Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons.
Scheme of Work
9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum
All Relevant Material
CONTENT OF THE LESSON
INTONATION PRACTICE – WH QUESTIONS (CONVEYING VARIOUS ATTITUDES)
WH – QUESTIONS – who, what, which why, how, where and when normally have a rising intonation but when they are introduced by wh – words, questions are normally spoken with a falling intonation.
1. What’s the time?
2. Who are you?
3. When are you coming?
4. What a suprise!
Rising intonation is used if extra warmth or interest is implied.
Ref – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 6
Page 111 D
To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:
1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;
2. Say wh – questions and let the pupils repeat after you.
Pupil’s Activities – Repeat sentences beginning with wh – after the teacher. Use the same intonation patterns as in the examples given by the teacher. Say the sentences as a group and individually several times. Attempt examples of their own.
3. Supervises pupils activities.
- To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
Pupils to use the falling intonation in asking questions beginning with ‘wh’.