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Asking and answering about prices and time
Elementary level


In the present lesson, students are expected to practice the target language they have been exposed to in the previous lesson '' asking and answering questions about prices and time''. Students will have different forms of class based activites for more practice while monitered by the teacher. The lesson is based on different interaction patterns and focuses on students producing and practicing the target language in a natural setting to serve specific purposes.


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Main Aims

  • To help students practice the target language '' asking and answering about times and prices'' through interactice activities

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students to foster their productive skills, speaking in particular.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set the context of the lesson and engage students

The teacher greets the students and welcomes them again to class. The teacher asks students about some of their daily activities with great attention to the target language and elicit relevant answers from the students about what they have learnt during the last session. The teacher gives instructions about a warm up activity and allocate pairs, the teacher proceeds and hands in an exercise to activate students' schemata. Students will have to talk in pairs and ask each other questions on the sheet and write down the answers about their partner. Students share their answers in the class as a form of feedback before moving to the next activity.

Exposure (8-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through semi controlled practice

The teacher sets the context for the next activity '' Hear and Say'' by sticking pictures on the whiteboard containing different international currencies that students will use in the activity. The teacher elicits the term currencies and models them before students can drill after the teacher. The teacher gather students in groups on 3s and gives instructions about the activity.Ts Bk p 141 The teacher hands in a list of items to each student in every group, the teacher demonstrates the activity checks the instructions and monitors students while on task. Student A will say 10o'clock and the other two students will have to look for the same items said by their peer in the hear column then voice out the item in say column until they go over the whole list. Students will be able to foster their productive skills, speaking in particular with regards to listening. The teacher takes notes of errors made by students while closely monitoring the activity. When students finish, the teacher gets whole class feedback

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-15 minutes) • To foster students' productive skills ( Speaking)

The teacher elicits a few examples from the previous lesson before the next activity takes place (ex11) in order to make sure that students know the structure and are able to form questions relevant to the target language ( answering and asking questions about time and money). The teacher sets the context for the next activity, gives instructions and makes sure that students know their roles. The teacher pairs up students and gives instructions about the activity, students will have to buy and sell tickets from one another while changing roles and taking turns. Students change their partners periodically so as to practice the dialogues for 3 times.The teacher will monitor the activity and make sure students are all on task.

Freer practice (8-10 minutes) • To check Ss understanding and to allow freer practice and increase STT

The teacher gets feedback and gets the students to talk about the last activity to increase the STT. The teacher puts some errors made by students and elicits correction.

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