Death and burial
Time expressions (last night, tomorrow, etc.)
Future tense with will and going to
Very as an intensifier
Your uncle just died?
You have my (sympathy, condolence).
- Nails (one per student)
- Authentic obituaries from a newspaper (one for each pair of students-optional)
- Current calendar
- A nut in a shell
- A bone from cooked meat
- Handout #1: Transcription of Sam and Ken conversation
- Handout #2: Copies of the Rosalie Berg obituary for lesson content (one for each pair of students)
- Handout #3: Questionnaire for obituary activity
- Handout #4: Past tense irregular verb forms
- Cassette tape of Sam and Ken conversation(make your own)
- Questions written on the board
1. Who are these people?
2. Are they friends?
3. Who died?
4. When did he die?
5. When will the funeral be?