İlke İlke

Teaching Practice 8
Elementary level


In this lesson, students learn "can / can't" for possibility. After meaning clarification, they focus on its use in all forms. They practise how to pronounce it in different forms. They practise "can/can't use" through different activities. They write about their summer bucket list by using the TL.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of can / can't for possibility in the context of holiday activities

Subsidiary Aims

  • To personalize TL in the context of summer bucket list


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will be given 2 cards on which "possible" and "impossible" are written. Teacher will show different pictures and ask whether it is possible to do the action/ activity shown on the picture.Students will put up the right card.

Highligting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Students will be shown different sentences. "Can" and "Can't" will be underlined in the sentences.They will be asked whether the sentences are about possible things or not.

Clarification (10-13 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Students will focus on the sentences.They will be asked to complete the part about the meaning of the TL.Then they will fill in the chart of forms. After pair check, students will be asked to write the answers on WB. Answers will be checked together. Clarification questions mentioned on the language analysis paper will be used if needed. Pronunciation of can/can't in different forms will be drilled.

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Students will be asked to do the first exercise of the handout. They will read the sentences and circle the correct answers. They will check their answers in pair.Students will be asked to tell the answer. Answers will be clarified.

Semi-Controlled Practice (6-9 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Students will do the second exercise. They will check their answers in pair. They will be asked to write the correct answers on WB. They will be asked whey they have written that answer. The key sentences that take us to the answers will be underlined.

Free Practice (8-11 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Students will be explained what a bucket list is. Then "summer bucket list" paper will be given to them. They will be asked to tick 4 activities they can do and 4 activities they can't do this summer. They will write the sentences. They will share their answers with each other.

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