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Family members
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn family vocabulary and they will practice using it appropriately.


Abc workbook
Abc Beckhams family
Abc white board
Abc blank family tree

Main Aims

  • To introduce /review and give students practice in family vocabulary.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading, speaking&listening


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

Teacher introduce the family vocabulary with a game. Elicit the topic via hangman / sharkman.

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

Elicit the vocabulary by using pictures. Draw a family tree on board and give clear examples about family members. Students practice in pairs.

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

Introduce the family on page 16. Students look at the family tree and fill in the gaps with the words in the boxes. Then ss listen to CD record and then check their answers.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Students group the family members according to their genders.

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

Teacher gives to students his/her blank family tree and students ask teacher some questions. Ss complete the tree and check the answers with their partners.

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

If time- as further practice Ss work in pairs to ask and answer about the teacher's family tree .

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