Gulshan Gulshan

Gulshan Nabiyeva*25/08/2015*TP 7
Beginner(A1) level


In this lesson, students will learn collocations with 'live, study, have, like,work' and revise Present Simple with 'I, you, we, they'.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of phrases with 'like, live, work, have, study' in the context of my world

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about a man called Ricardo


Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set the context for collocations

T will stick numbered paragraphs about her to the walls, and Ss will read them to complete the sentences written on the WB about the teacher. Firstly, they will decide in pairs, then, WC feedback will be provided. Instructions You will work in pairs. (1,2,3,4). There are paragraphs about me on the walls. With your partner read the paragraph (number 1,2,3,4) and find: live have I work like study You have 2 minutes. ICQs Will you read all paragraphs? No( only my number) Will you only read? No( I will find information about you) How much time do you have? 2 mins. Now discuss with your partner in 1 minute. So, I live...

Test (4-5 minutes) • To check Ss' previous knowledge of collocations

T hands out beginnings (5) and endings(10) of the sentences. If there are 10 Sts in class, Ss with beginnings mingle and find 2 partners. If there are fewer Ss, T divides them into two or three groups(A,B,C) and they do matching activity in their group.(2 mins) T nominates Ss from groups to write their answers on the WB.(2 mins)

Presentation (3-5 minutes) • To provide meaning, form, pronunciation of collocations

T clarifies the difference between ' a flat', 'a house' and 'an apartment' and highlights the use of 'in' with them.( but 'at home'). T clarifies pronunciation and drills with Sts.

Controlled paractice (3-4 minutes) • To provide controlled practice activity

Sts will work in two groups. They will complete the phrases under the pictures in 2 minutes.(face2face wb). WC feedback will be provided.

Gist listening (2-3 minutes) • To provide gist listening task

Ss will listen to the text about Ricardo and will decide who Cecilia, Carlos and Diego are. They will check in pairs before WC feedback.

Detailed listening (3-5 minutes) • To provide specific information listening task

Ss will listen to Ricardo the second time to find correct information about him. They will check in pairs before WC feedback.

Grammar presentation (3-5 minutes) • To provide the review of positive and negative forms of Present Simple with 'I, you, we, they'

T writes 4 sentences from listening text on the WB: I work for a car company. You study English. We live in the centre of the city. They like Chinese food. T checks meaning with CCQs: Do I study English only now? (no, always) It is always true. T elicits positive and negative forms from Ss. WC drill the sentences.

Controlled practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide controlled practice of Present Simple

T hands out a text with gaps about Sandra.(face2face student's book) Ss will individually fill in gaps with positive or negative forms of the verbs.(2 mins) Then, they check their answers in pairs. WC feedback is provided.

Freer practice (5-8 minutes) • To provide freer speaking practice activity

Ss write 1 true and 1 false sentence about themselves. (2 mins). They say their sentences to their partner, and their partner guesses if they are true or false by saying: I think that's true/false. Yes, you are right. No, you are wrong.

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