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Places and collocations review
Beginners level


In this lesson, students will learn names of places and will have a chance to practice them.They will listen to people talking about their jobs, workplaces and cities. They will take notes during the listening in order to answer related questions and will use the new words to talk about themselves.


Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice names of places and collocations (work in, work for)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of places and jobs


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will write the word PLACE on the board, and will give use the "classroom" as an example to describe the word.

Exposure (7-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T will show the pictures of locations (school, hospital, cafe, office, hotel, shop) and ask what is it?. Practice pronunciation of the words. (1-2 minutes) Material photosoftheword_gw1 will be used. Elicit the words with a group work (GW1) (or PW)by matching the words and photos. (5-7 minutes)

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

Ss will listen to people speaking about their jobs, workplaces and cities where they work. Recording 36.36 will be played in the classroom. They will take notes during the listening.

Clarification (6-9 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

GW-2 Ss will work in groups of 3&4 (depending on how many Ss will attend to the class) to fill the gaps in the handouts in 5 minutes. It is a contest, group who finish early and correctly will get a prize. 1 or 2 groups will be picked up to talk about what they have done.

Controlled Practice (8-12 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Words "retired" and "housewife" will be introduced. Materials photosoftheword_gw3 will be used Ss will make sentences about themselves. I'm a housewife. I work at home. I'm retired. I don't work. I work at home.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice (GW)

This will be the last session in this class. Ss will be in two groups and each group will nominate one person. The nominated student will choose a job or a workplace from GW1&2 words The group will try to estimate it by asking questions.

Closure (2-3 minutes) • To provide students with summary of the class

Today we learned "places of work"... and show them pictures again just to repeat.

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