Ahmadzirakghazani Ahmadzirakghazani

Vocabulary (collocation): related with natural world
B2 level


In this lesson, ss will have more profound facus on the vocabulary and collocations for talking about nature. The lesson starts with speaking activity in terms of lead in stage to give the context. Afterwards, the collocations are elicited from the students. Subsequently, the ss will practice a correct choice selection task. In the final stage, the topic is personalized in order to provide the ss the chance of free practice and negotiation of meaning.


Abc Matching HO (adapted from Global Upper Intermediate coursebook)
Abc Gap filling HO (adapted from global workbook)
Abc PPT slides
Abc WB

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of collocations related with natural world in the context of land and sea

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a group conversation in the context of natural features of Turkey


Warmer/Lead-in (3-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1) T shows one of his personal picture and asks ss to guess where is that place. (Answer: Antalya Kemer) 2) T tells ss that "I really like Antalya because of its natural landscapes" 3) T asks " What are the three most famous natural wonders in your country?" 4) Ss discuss their answers in group. later on, the T gets some of their answers.

Vocabulary Clarification (8-15 minutes) • To present and and clarify the intended collocations

1) T elicits the meaning some words that ss may not know. a)hills teacher says "in Istanbul as in Antalya (Kepez Seyir) there are area of land that is higher than the land like mountain but smaller like çamlıca ...... esen.... what do we call them? hills then MPF. Is Ağrı a hill or mountain? mountain rolling hill: teacher says " some hills have gentle ups and downs (while pointing with his hands) they are called ... r.... Are rolling hills flat? if ss still have problem, the T will resort to the powerpoint picture. *high mountain: Do you know Mount Everest? Is it a short mountain? then it is a ....... snow capped: There is always snow at the top of toros montains then what do we say? they are......... what about MountAgri? dense: How are the tree in Amazon forest? are they very close to each other? so what do we say? or what's the opposite of sparse? barren: You know on southeast of Turkey like in Van and Sivas we cannot grow anything because the lands are .......... Desert: what do we call a large area of land that is very dry and there is sand.... I MEAN LIKE SAHARA ......... grassy field: How do we call a piece of land covered with green plants? what is it called? PPT wheat field: How do we call a piece of land covered with cereal grass? PPT 2)T shows PPT slide for the HO and explains to ss that they are going to work in group and make collocations with words in the box in their Handouts. After ICQs , T distributes the HOs. 3) Ss work in Groups 4) T asks ss to check their answers by spying on the other groups. 5)T asks ss to get the feedback from the answer keys stuck on the walls.

Practice (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language in terms of controlled practice.

1) T tells ss " Please work alone and complete the sentences with the correct words." ICQ: Will you work with your friends? No 2) Ss work individually on the task. 3) T asks them to check their answers in pair. 4) T provides the correct answer key sheet.

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

1) T asks ss to talk in group about natural features of Turkey. T also reminds ss to use the words that they learned in the previous activities. 2) T elicits some sentences from each group.

Teacher's feedback on form (1-3 minutes) • to give error correction for ill-formed sentences

T puts some of the incorrect sentences on the board and asks other ss to try to correct them. (All the the sentences are elicited during students' free practice activity)

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