mohammad reza mohammad reza

Life in the capital
Elementary level


in this lesson ,students will discuss about life in capital city and they will listen to a talk with the same topic.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in conversation


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

the T will show some pictures about some capital cities like LONDON, PARIS, ROME and ANKARA in order to elicit CAPITAL.ThenThe T will ask some general questions about life in capital city.For example,where were you born?Do you live there now?Do you like living here?would you like to live in the Ankara?

Pre-Listening (7-10 minutes) • vocabulary teaching

in this stage, which the vocabulary activity is based on (ex1 pg104),the T will use ECDW in order to teach vocabulary such as friendly, expensive ,dangerous, interesting, noisy, historical and polluted.the stress mark and CCQs is done for each vocabulary.

pre-listening (3-5 minutes) • vocabulary matching

the Ss will be given cut ups to mach the words in the activity (ex 3 pg104) which are the antonym with vocabulary that they learned in second stage.For example, (Safe-dangerous),(boring-interesting),(quiet-noisy),(clean-polluted), (friendly-unfriendly),(cheap-expensive),(modern-historical) and (beautiful-ugly ).as a feedback,the Ss will check other pairs answer.the T will elicit vocabulary if it is needed.

While listening (5-10 minutes) • listening for gist and detail

The Ss will listen to a conversation about life in ROME (ex2 pg104) and they will complete a questionnaire about folowing Seven questions about:Rome: 1-Are people friendly? 2-Is it an expensive place? 3-Is it dangerous to walk on the streets at night? 4-Can you visit interesting things in your city? 5-Is it very noisy? 6-Are there any beautiful or historical buildings? 7-Is the air polluted ? Then,the Ss will check their answers together in pairs. at the end ,the T will play again the audio file and as a feedback,the T will elicit Ss answers .

post listening (5-10 minutes) • to provide the ss with free practice of the target language

The Ss will be given the same questionnaire to talk about their favourite city (ex5 pg104).the students will choose a city that they know well and they will interview their partner.

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