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Giving Directions
A1 level

Description

Ss learn giving directions via speaking activities.The lesson starts with eliciting prepositions they already know,the rest is learnt via demonstration and flashcards.''Where's the cafe?-It is oppsite the bank.'' The Ss look at the given city map and practice where the places on it are.''Where is the post office?-It is over there,near the cinema.''Next,the Ss learn giving directions via demonstration and gap fill activity and practice it via listening,speaking and game.

Materials

Abc CD of coursebook
Abc CD of coursebook
Abc Flash cards
Abc Gap fill handouts.
Abc Hand-out

Main Aims

  • To provide speaking using functional language. ''Go along this road and turn right.The cafe is on the left,opste the cinema.''

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of prepositions in the context of places in the city

Procedure

Warm-up/Lead in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context about giving directions and engage students.

T:Is there bank near here?I don't have any money. S:Yes.It's opposite the reaturant. T:Ah there's a bank over there.Look at the pictures on the walls.Where's the cafe? S:It's near the supermarket. Stand up and wander in the class and ask each other where these places are in pairs.

Matching Activity (2-3 minutes) • To practice the prepositions

The Ss look at the prepositions of place pictures and match with the sentences in pairs and check via answer key.(activity2)

Exposure (8-9 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

The Ss look at the photo of Maria and learns about her.She's a student in Hampton and lives with Johnson family now.She has difficiulty in finding places and asks for help to a man.In pairs fill in the gaps with the correct places.Then listen and check(R7.10)

Productive Task(s) (5-6 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

The Ss look at the map,read conversations and choose the corect word in pairs.After that they listen and check(R7.12).

Demonstration (6-7 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

The Ss look at the HO and act out the dialogues in activity 8-a.

Game of giving directions. (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

In 2 groups,the Ss give directions to the other groups members and they try to guess where the place is.

Review (3-4 minutes) • To ensure the TL is comprehended and form is covered.

The Ss tell about the the sentences we use to give directions.(go along,turn left..)

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