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TP5 - Unit 5A, My kind of place, Face2Face
Elementary A2 level


In this lesson the students will practice speaking for fluency within the context of favourite places. They will practice using there is/there are in activities for writing and speaking. The students will have the opportunity to learn new words and phrases and use those for their group tasks.


Abc Face2Face, Elementary Teacher's Book
Abc Face2Face, Elementary Student's Book, Cambridge

Main Aims

  • To provide opportunity for speaking for fluency and accuracy using "there is/there are" within the context of favourite places

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide opportunity to the students to learn new vocabulary and to practice writing within the lesson context


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set context and engage students in the topic of favourite places around the world

T to show pictures of the place she lives at the moment and Ss to guess where that is Elicit from Ss to share where they live at the moment T to show pictures of interesting places to visit (Paris, London and Cappadocia) and elicit from Ss the names of the places and what things we can find in them T to share different ways to express like (I like Paris, I really like Cappadocia i.e. my favourite place) Ss to share with WC about some places in Turkey or around the world they would like to see by using the phrases I like, I really like

Exposure and Useful Language (10-12 minutes) • To highlight useful language (words and phrases) which will be used in the speaking activities

T to introduce ex. 10, p. 39, Student's Book T to give example with own favourite place and which words to tick or cross Use ICQs to confirm understanding T to give HO with ex. 10, p. 39, Student's Book Ss to do exercise alone and T to monitor T to ask Ss to write some sentences using "there is/there are" and the words from ex. 10 Ss to do task alone T to monitor and FB if necessary on common issues (possibly drill some of the words)

Productive Tasks (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice speaking for fluency

Ss to share in pairs which is their favourite place and what things are in it T to make 4 groups Ss in each group to share with each other about their favourite place. Encourage use of both there is and there isn't. T to monitor use of different words, phrases and sentence structure FB to WC - error correction on the board (elicit correction from Ss initially) Optional 1: Ss in each group to choose the best place from that group Ss to share with WC the best place and what things there are in it Optional 2: WC chooses 1 place we all go together for holiday (from the list in Optional 1) Ss in their respective groups plan a holiday - how to go there, what to take, what to see (put ideas on A3 paper)

Feedback and Error Correction (6-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on common erros and language use

T to revise some of the words for pronunciation Drill as a whole class and groups FB on some sentences and correct common errors

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