Ziba Rezai Sepasi Ziba Rezai Sepasi

Bed and Breakfast
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will focus on furniture vocabulary, practice there is\ are grammar construction, pronunciation of consonant cluster, and writing a advertisement for a house for rent.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of rooms and furniture vocabulary in the context of house.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice for grammar for 'There is' and 'There are'.
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of house.
  • To provide product writing practice of a advertisement in the context of house and furnitures.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Play hangman to elicit Furniture. -Ask students to work in pairs and think of what furniture do they see inside the classroom. -Get general feedback.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language.

-For vocabulary, students will match the following words with their pictures: bath, cooker, couch/sofa, cupboard, fridge, lamp, armchair, shelf, shower, toilet, wardrobe -Students will stick the word and the picture on the board and they'll sit next to their new partner. -Drill the words with the class.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Students need to put the furniture in the correct category. -Deal with any parts of the house that they don't know. -After completing the task, students with peer check then use the answer key.

Semi-Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-Students will work in pairs to make true sentences (using previously learned vocabulary) about different rooms in their house.

Clarification (3-5 minutes) • To clarify pronunciation of the target language

-Play the recording and pause after each word. -Ask the students to listen and repeat. -If the students are not making the consonant cluster sound, ask them to listen and say it in isolation first, then in the word, example: T: Listen. /lf/... shelf S: /lf/...shelf.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-Ask the students to work in pairs and say the words to each other first. Then play the listening track and drill the whole class. -Ask the students to mumble the sentences to themselves first. They should try this once or twice on their own and notice consonant cluster. Then they need to read the sentences to a partner. Play the listening track and drill the whole class.

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-In groups, students will imagine that they were hired to sell a house. They need to look at the house and describe what they see. -Students need to think about the following: Place of the property, how much rent per month, number of rooms and furniture, name of their company, and contact details. -Students will write a description about the house then post their work on the wall when you are finish.

Web site designed by: Nikue