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Relationships, Possessive Adjectives
Beginners level


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Main Aims

  • To present and practice possessive adjectives to talk about relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review and practice vocabulary to describe relationships. e.g brother/husband; listening and speaking


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will present a glass of water Ask 'whose coke is this?' T will put one straw in it to show 'my' cola. T will place drink infront of Ss to show 'his, hers, your'.

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

T puts picture of The Simpsons family on WB. Writes family next to picture. T asks, 'Is this my family?' (CCQ) T puts individual pictures of each member of the family on the board, focusing on one member at a time. Showing the relationships between the different members. He is his son. They are father and son. She is his daughter. They are father and daughter.

Clarification (8-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T gives Ss vocab list (mother, father,husband, wife brother, sister, son, daughter, my, your, mine, yours,she, he, his, hers, our, their) and a sheet split into three columns (female, male, neutral) ; show the class an example of sorting these words into columns. Count 1-4, sorting students into groups, making them move to different desks. Ss sort words into list. T runs through list with all Ss.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To give students speaking time and practice making sentences

Give Ss HO with images of family and relationships - in pairs they will discuss the relationships depicted.

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