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Making Polite Requests Primary 5 (Basic 5) – English Studies

 

ENGLISH STUDIES

SPEECH WORK

FIRST TERM

WEEK 6

PRIMARY 5

THEME – GRAMMATICAL ACCURACY/STRUCTURE 

 PREVIOUS LESSON –

 

TOPIC – MAKING POLITE REQUESTS 

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES

By the end of the lesson, most of the pupils should have attained the following objectives –

1. Hold polite conversations.

2. Make polite requests.

3. Use can, could, may, would, please in request sentences.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

The pupils

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Course book

 

2. Materials prepared by the teacher – passages from drama that will serve as modal.

3. Sentences strips.

4. Relevant pictures and objects.

 

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. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

Scheme of Work

9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

Course Book

All Relevant Material

Online Information

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

FOCUS REQUESTS 

MAKING POLITE REQUESTS USING PLEASE, MAY, CAN, WOULD…. 

If you want other people to do things for you, you may want to sound polite. There are certain expressions you could uses.

For example,

1. Please open the door.

2. Could you open the door?

3. Can I have the bill, please?

 

4. May I have the bill, please?

5. Could I possible have the bill please?

6. Will you send me the materials?

 

Ref – MacMillan Brilliant Primary English 5

Page 23C

 

PRESENTATION

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. Explains english usage arising from english custom. For example, english peoples seldom frame their commands. Instead of saying – come here, they wound rather say, can you spare a second, please.

Pupil’s Activities – Practice saying May I be excused, please (means I want to go to the toilet). Can I go, please. Say in meaningful contexts such as, may I have a word with you please

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.
  • Next Lesson –

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Ask pupils to:

 

1. Make 2 sentences or requests with given words.

2. Make polite request using can, could, may, would, please.