samuel samuel

Healthy lives
A1/A2 level


Abc White board, markers, Computer screen, Answer Keys

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of Adverbs of Frequency in the context of Healthy living

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide reading practice using a text about the mystery of Okinawa in the context of general lives
  • To practice finding specific information in a reading text


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

T will open up the class by showing SS the topic on the screen and begin to ask questions on how to stay healthy? T proceeds with a follow up question based on their answers but structured with adverbs of frequency. E.g. How often do you exercise? T will check if they already have the right adverb of frequency to use and if not he will tell them in a simple way what it means. E.g. How often means how many times.

Pre-Reading/ Grammar & Vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T shows a timeline with Adverbs of Frequency and T, will show students the position of adverbs of frequency in a sentence then demonstrate how to use it to ask and answer questions. T will then ask students to do the same with each other by making them work in pairs or groups. Finally T shows them pictures and elicits the right words that they will see in the reading text.

While-Reading (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T introduces the first part of the article (The mystery of Okinawa) to the ss using power point presentation and hand out. T checks their comprehension and asks ss if they know the answers posed at the end of the paragraph. T then hands out the rest of the article on a paper to ss and tells them to confirm if their answers are synonymous with what they have read. T then tells the ss to work in pairs and come up with one word or phrase that summarizes each of the paragraph as a form of heading.

Writing and Picture Matching (8 minutes) • To practice position of adverbs of frequency and match pictures with the reading text

T will hand out some exercises for students to do in order to check their understanding of the position of adverbs of frequency in a sentence And afterwards give them answer key to check their answers. And lastly T will give ss picture cards to match the words on the board.

Post-Reading/ Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T will demonstrate with a student a speaking activity. T will make ss guess what kind of healthy activities T engages in by asking questions and the answers will only be a positive or negative answer (Yes/No) and an adverb of frequency answer like always, usually and hardly ever. For example: Do you do martial arts and Karate? Yes, sometimes. Then T will make ss speak in pairs and from time to time take turns in asking questions.

Web site designed by: Nikue