Seasons and months
A1 level


In this lesson, The ss will learn about seasons and months. The lesson begins with a song about seasons and months. The ss listen to the song and write down the names of seasons and months they hear as many as possible. And then, The teacher makes four groups out of ss The groups will number the months.The first group to complete the table will be the winners.The teacher will then stick a photo for each season on the board and each group will do their best to complete the months under each season. The first group to complete the table will be the winners. The ss will also practice some adjectives regarding the weather. and then The students will do a reading activity about some geographical places by answering some questions like " when is the best time to go to Rome?" This activity is a reading for details activity.


Abc computer, projector
Abc flashcards
Abc paper cut ups
Abc white board
Abc course book

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of months and seasons in the context of "when to go."

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about "when to go" in the context of "talk about places you visited"


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

The teacher begins the lesson by writing two questions on the board. "what is your favorite season? and what is your favorite month?" and the teacher tries to get answers from as many ss as possible.

Test #1 (8-8 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

The teacher plays a song about the months of the year and the students write as many months as possible and compares with his/her partner. Then the teacher asks ss how many months they have written. The teacher chooses the best one and praises him/her.

Teach (10-10 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

The teacher teaches the pronunciation of the months and seasons by showing phonemic scripts and drilling as a whole class.

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

The teacher makes four groups and gives a group name( amongst the seasons) to each and then he gives a colorful blank flashcard to each group. Later the teacher gives 12 paper cut ups on which the names of the months are written to each of the group. The goups' job is to listen to the song again and number the months by sticking the names on the flashcard. when they finish, the teacher will hang those flashcards on the board and check which group(s) is/are the winner.

Free practice (10-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

The teacher gives a worksheet to the ss. There are some geographical places and information about those places. The ss will read and answer some questions about the reading text in pairs. This is a reading for detail activity. The teacher will monitor the pairs closely and check their understanding and help if necessary. Lastly, the teacher will ask some of the questions by nominating some of the ss.

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