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A2/B1 level


In this lesson ,students learn about the superlative adjectives through guided discovery based on a reading text they have already read in the previous lesson.Then they will have two or three activities to practice superlatives one of them include listening to check their answers.Then as a final activity they will compare their own stuff ,mobile phones,watches, wallets, bags ,etc using the superlatives.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of superlatives in the context of drinks

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about food facts


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

T will write on WB "What is the healthiest drink in your opinion?" and "what is the best cafe Istanbul?' Students discuss the questions in pairs . Feedback asking 2 or 3 Ss about their healthiest drinks and best cafes. Then T will ask why did I use the healthiest and the best ? Hearing answers to elicit the word superlative if they didn't say the word T will say these are superlatives

Highlighting and Exposure (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language and to provide context for the target language through a text

T will ask Ss to quickly read the "coffee break" text to underline SIX examples of superlatives. T ask are we reading to answer questions or to only to underline examples of superlatives?.Are you reading together or alone ?Are you reading slowly or fast? Then Ss check in pairs Ss project the answers on WB

Clarification (3-6 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language through guided discovery

With the superlatives of the text on WB T will ask Ss in pairs discuss why there are different forms of superlatives and give them 2 minutes to discuss.Then get the answers and provide clear concise complete explanation of regular shot adjectives ending with e/y/vowel+consonant,regular long adjectives ,irregular adjectives like good and bad.

Controlled Practice (2-4 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T will handout an activity of categorizing the superlatives. Ss will answer individually and check in pairs and early finishers will complete the table on WB to make the answer key of the activity.

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Students fill the gaps with the superlatives of adjectives then check in pairs then listen to a recording to check their answers .Answer key on WB

Controlled Practice (2-4 minutes) • To provide more practice before the freer practice

Teacher will hand-out incorrect sentences for students to correct and check in pairs .Early finishers write the correction on WB and T will ask the class if they agree.

Freer Practice (4-6 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Teacher will ask the students to put their mobile phones ,watches, wallets and bags on their tables and to compare in their groups using the superlatives . Teacher write some adjectives on WB to help the weaker Ss participate in the conversation. Delayed error correction on WB Feedback: who has the oldest wallet? who has the biggest mobile phone ?

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