At the newsagent's lesson
Elementary A1 level
To provide review, practice and clarification of vocabulary used in the context of 'at the newsagent's'.
To provide practice with listening to specific information in audio materials in the context of 'at the newsagent's'
To provide grammar practice of replacing a noun with 'one' or 'ones'.
Procedure (38-48 minutes)
T asks: Do you like to shop? Just get yes or no answers. Where do you usually buy things? Elicit ideas. Where do you usually buy clothes or things for you home? Get the answers. Which things do you buy every day? Get the answers. Talk 2 minutes about where you buy things?
T:shows on WB: How much is this sofa?-This one? A kilo of apples, please? -The green ones? -We use 'one' in place of a .... noun. -We use 'ones' in place of a .... noun. Singular or plural? T asks: Is sofa one or many? Is there just one apple or many? Write on your own: singular or plural? Check in pairs. T checks answers with the class.
T shows the conversation on the board. T: Which shops are Martina and Alex in? Get answers: 1. a department store 2. butcher's/supermarket 3. a bookshop. Teacher writes the words on the WB. T. elicits if 'TV' in the first sentence is singular or plural. Teacher demos the task by changing 'TV' into 'one' and 'TVs' into one. T: a) Now work on your own, read and change these words. Teacher gives the handout. b) Check your answers in pairs c) T plays the recording and students check their answers.
T: Look at the picture. Where are Martina and Alex?- At the newsagent's. a) Do you know all words?-T chests the HO. Work on you own and tick the words you know. T demos by ticking the word on WB. Clarify and drill difficult words: envelopes, tissues, chocolate T: turn the page and match words to pictures. Check in pairs. Do you all know what these are? Put the words they come up with on WB and clarify the meaning and pronunciation by asking CCQs and drilling. FB: which of the things are in the photo? b) Teacher demos on WB: I need some stamps and a phone card. Make a list of things you need. Compare in groups.
T: Look at the photo again. Listen to the recording and write down the things Alex and Martina buy. Check answers with class. ICQ- Do you write? Yes.
T. preteaches new vocabulary. Students work in groups of 3. T gives the cutouts, makes the students listen the audio again and put the cutouts in the correct order. Students mingle and check the answers. T plays the audio again, gives the transcripts, students check their answers.
Delayed error correction using notes made during monitoring.