Sana Sana

Elementary level


İn this lesson, students will learn and practice in family vocabulary.They will do a fill in gap exercise in pairs and will listen to the answers on CD.They will do a chart exercise on whiteboard.They will be given a blank family tree of the teacher's family and they will guess by asking questions to the teacher.


Abc Fill in the gap handouts from face2face elementary students book by Redston & Cunningham CPU2005
Abc answer key for ex #2 from face2face elementary student's book by Redston & Cunningham CPU 2005

Main Aims

  • To introduce and give practice in family vocabulary.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading,speaking and listening.


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

Teacher will do a warmer such as hangman to elicit the topic -family.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a Text or situation.

Using the pictures, T will elicit the family vocabulary step by step- building up the tree on the WB. T will not write anything at this stage but remember to drill eg John's Peter's father, do lots of repetitions.Then will get students to practice in pairs, looking at the tree & saying who each person is in relation to the others.

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

T will introduce the family on page 16.Will ask students to read and fill in the gaps with the correct vocabulary, using the pictures to help them.T will let them check in pairs & then listen to the CD to check their answers.

Semi-controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice.

T will ask students to do ex 2-grouping the family vocabulary according to gender on whiteboard.Use the answer key to check.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T will give students her blank family tree - and the students will ask her questions e.g who is Peter? and T will answer with simple sentences e.g "He's my brother."She will listen and complete the tree making sure different Ss ask questions. Get Ss to check in pairs and then check using the ans key.

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