Gamze Gamze

Teaching Practice 5 (Grammar)
Beginner level


In this lesson, students are going to review their knowledge about ''There is/there are". As they are not new to this subject, the lesson will be focused on practice. They are going to do exercises mostly based on speaking activities. To achieve a good speaking practice, students need to go through pronounciation of TL.


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Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of "there is/there are" in the context of places in a city.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Teacher sticks some pictures of airport, hotel, museum, stadium, beach, bridge, river, castle and asks students to come to the WB and write which city (Prague or Barcelona) has these places. This activity will link my lesson with Kimberley's reading task.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task that they are going to review.

After they finish the first task, teacher will remind them with TL, emphasizing the single and plural usages of "there is/ there are" by writing sentences about the pictures on the WB. -There is an airport in Prague. -There are many hotels in Barcelona. After that, Teacher checks the pronounciation.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Teacher gives handouts with sentences about Turkey and asks them to underline the correct word. After they finish, they check their answers with their pairs and then teacher checks the answers with WCFB.

Controlled Speaking Practice (8-10 minutes) • To give students controlled practice in speaking for accuracy.

To be provided with practice in TL, students will be divided into pairs and will be given two different pictures printed on different coloured papers. One student will tell about his/her picture by using "there is/ there are" and ask about the other student's picture. Teacher will explain the activity by doing a demo with one of the students.

Semi-Controlled speaking activity (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with further speaking activities for accuracy

In this stage, teacher is going to talk about one of her favourite city and write sentences on the board using TL ("There is a university in Çanakkale." "There is a stadium in the city center." etc.) and then ask students to prepare a presentation about their favourite cities using "there is/there are". After they prepare, teacher asks them to tell about their favourite places to their pairs.

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