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Marina Şık, Vocabulary and Speaking, ''At the weekend''
Beginners level


In this lesson, the students will learn new vocabulary related to activities at the weekend and will try to use it in speech.


Abc Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide the vocabulary of weekend collocations and practice it in a certain context

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking practice in the context of ''Weekend activities''


Warmer/ Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and get Ss' interest

The teacher will stick the letters on the board In a random order to elicit the word ''Weekend''. Once students find it out, the teacher will drill the pronunciation and mark the stress. Also add preposition and article ''At the '' weekend. The teacher will ask a question: [ Do you like weekend?Why?] [ What days are the weekend in Turkey? ]

Pre-teach Vocabulary (4-6 minutes) • To be able to use the TL

The teacher will stick 12 pictures (weekend activities) on the board.The students will be given the strips of paper, each table gets at least 3 strips, their task will be to match the strips with the pictures on the board. Before checking the teacher will ask whether everyone finds the picture and its meaning right. Then we will move to the next stage of the lesson.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning of the collocations.

The teacher will focus on the pictures from the board, every collocation will be explained, either pronunciation, form, or the meaning, or all three, depends on the difficulties which the teacher will notice while monitoring students.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To solidify the knowledge about the usage of the collocations

The students will be given an exercise, their task is to correct the mistakes in the sentences. The sentences will be also displayed in the PPT.

Freer practice (7-9 minutes) • To practice the TL

As a freer practice the teacher will ask students to categorize the activities. Either ''Stay'' or ''Go out''. The students will be given again those strips, they will stick every word up to it categorization. This task will be followed by modelling the actual activity. The teacher will interact with a student to provide Ss' comprehension. The task will be to ask each other whether you do 'some' activity from the column, if yes get 1 point, if not-zero. At the end to count the total number and write the name on the line that the teacher will also present. At the end we will have a full picture of the students whose activities are mostly at home, and we will know which students is the most active. Must be enjoyable.

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