Erhan Gülşen Erhan Gülşen

B1 level


In this lesson, the SS learn adjective+preposition compounds and practice using them in a controlled and free practice


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Adjective+preposition compounds in the context of Personality

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of personality


Warmer/Lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The SS play a scatter game on the smart board.

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

The teacher makes some sentences with the adjectives and asks the SS what they each compound means. He shows the sentences on the smart board.

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Eliciting the form from the SS.

Clarification (5-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Writing the rule of how to use adj + prep compounds.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

The SS do the rewriting exercise on page 10 of SB.

Free Practice (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

The SS try to form a dialogue in which they use the compounds they have just learned to describe their friends.

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