Habibeh Habibeh

Number lesson
Elementary level


In this lesson plan, the learners will learn numbers(0 to 10), number plates, and the name of some countries. Then, they will listen to an interview on number plates (the already-learned items). They must listen carefully to get a command of the details as well as the gist. This will be followed by a teacher-learner and/ or learner-learner questions and answers about the learners' cars and number plates.


Main Aims

  • To provide the students with the oportunity to speak about and listen to excerpts on numbers, number plates, and the name of some countries.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide the students with an interactive atmosphere wherein they can review numbers (0-10) and speak about their own cars and the relevent sub-areas.


Warm-up (7-15 minutes) • To engage the students

The teacher will introduce herself and check the students' names. Then she will prime the students for learning numbers. To do this end, she will ask some questions about the number of absentees and students with different nationalities. Next, she will write the numbers on the board and will have students practice the correct pronunciation. Then, students should do ex.1 in pairs. After that, small pieces of papers having numbers written on will be distributed among students by her. One student reads the number on his/her paper and the other student recites the preceding and following numbers.

Pre-listening (6-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the listening part

Teacher uses the pictures of the number plates and explains what they are and works on the right pronunciation of countries.

Gist-listening (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist listening

students will listen to the audio track and answer the questions, such as where are they, How many people are there,etc.

Speaking listening (8-10 minutes) • To ecourage students to use the language in the authentic situation

At this stage, the teacher divides students into groups of four or pairs. Using some hints written on the board, students in group will start speaking about their own situation in terms of their cars, nationality, etc. It is noteworthy that the teacher supports them by giving them feedback of their areas of difficulty.

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