Basic word order
By the end of the lesson, the student will have a better understanding of basic word order in English.
Whiteboard or chalkboard, markers
This lesson is about the basics of word order in English. Word order is the way we arrange the words in a sentence to form meaning.
Write a simple sentence on the board using the structure subject + verb + object (ex: She sings). Ask the student to identify each word in the sentence. Explain that this is the basic structure of a sentence in English.
Have the student construct some simple sentences, either on their own or with your guidance. Emphasize the importance of the correct word order.
Provide the student with a list of simple sentences and have them rearrange the words to form a correct sentence.
Summarize the main points of the lesson, including that the subject comes first, followed by the verb and then the object.
- Word order is the way we arrange the words in a sentence to form meaning.
- The basic structure of a sentence in English is subject + verb + object.
- Emphasize the importance of the correct word order.
- The subject comes first, followed by the verb and then the object.