Josephine Percy Wesley Josephine Percy Wesley

elementary level


In this lesson students practice controlled speaking in the context of healthy lifestyles. Also practice controlled writing.


Abc Are you healthy?
Abc Questionnaire

Main Aims

  • To practice controlled speaking in the context of healthy lifestyles

Subsidiary Aims

  • to practice controlled writing


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

Ss take a look at set of pictures left on their table. Now ask students to sort out healthy and unhealthy lifestyles. Now paste tow title poster on the wall in two different places. Then ask one student from each group to stick it on the wall under the respective title.

stage 2 (8-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through pre teaching vocabulary and framing questions

Pre teach vocabulary of difficult words using visuals. Now teach how to frame questions. Using a famous personality, Mahatma Gandhi, ask students to imagine as though they are interviewing him to know his lifestyles. And then give his responses also ffor all the questions. Now give the questionnaire to students and give instructions how to mark on the paper. Now ask them to question the teacher giving chance for all the four groups to ask.

Productive Task(s) (20-25 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Give instructions how the students will exchange pairs and go about with filling the questionnaire. Students have to ask the questions practiced with 3 different students and then fill the answer accordingly. Now students will settle down to check the key and calculate the score. Ask them to speak about who is healthy. Read and practice few sentences based on their answers.... For example, I go to bed early but Shifaa doesn't. We do not walk to school. I don't like fast food but Huda does.... Now ask students to fill the gapped sentences. Monitor and check if they need help. Do error correction next

Writing and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To practice writing sentences on healthy lifestyles.

Provide them with half size coloured sheets. Now ask them to write 4 or 5 sentences as they did in the gapped format. Monitor and take notes for error correction. Correct their errors. Appreciate their participation and say goodbye

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