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ASSIGNMENT 1 - LANGUAGE ANALYSIS.

SECTION A GRAMMAR.

1) There is not enough money to buy the TV.

Identify the form of the target language.

There + is/are + not enough + noun + V1

Identify any significant phonological features of the target language.

Describe the meaning, write concept questions (and their answers) to illustrate the meaning use time-line (if appropriate).

Meaning

- They did not get the TV.

- They did not have the right amount of cash.

- They could not afford the TV.

Concept questions.

- Did they get the TV? No

- Could they afford the TV? No

- Did they want the TV? Yes

Time-line.

Not possible

Outline a teaching context for presenting the new language.

Draw a TV on the board. Get the students to elicit the features of the TV e.g. Surround sound, flat screen etc. Ask the students if they would like to have a TV like this. Nod your head to indicate yes to encourage the students to say yes.

There are 10 students in the class, each with OR1 and a total of OR10. The TV cost OR12.

I would ask the class if they would like to get the TV. They would indicate, yes.

I'd ask the class how much money they all had. They would indicate OR10

I'd ask how mush is the TV? They would indicate that it's OR12.

I'd ask the class if they can afford the TV? They would say no.

And why not? The students will say 'There is not enough money to buy the TV.'

2) Look - it's going to rain!

Identify the form of the target language.

It + is + going to + V1

Identify any significant phonological features of the target language.

Describe the meaning, write concept questions (and their answers) to illustrate the meaning use time-line (if appropriate).

Meaning

- It will probably rain.

- You can see the rain coming.

- It will rain soon.

Concept Question

- Is it raining? No

- Will it rain soon? Yes

- Am I sure it will rain? Yes

Time-line



Outline a teaching context for...