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A night in a haunted hotel; Vocabulary; Reading
Elementary A1/A2 level


In this lesson students will learn prepositions of place,setting the context with the pictures of ghosts in different places. SS will discus in pairs:where is the ghost? T will practice pronunciations and drill the Ss. In the reading material Ss will find out the story of Haunted hotel. T will preteache vocabulary and give the part of the text to read for details. After checking the answers SS will read the second part of the text.


Abc PowerPoint. Pictures.Handouts

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, Ss will have learned prepositions of place in the context of reading about haunted house.

Subsidiary Aims

  • by the end of the lesson Ss will have learned vocabulary from the reading task and practice pronunciation and speaking in pairs..


Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • Set scene , create interest in the topic.

Teacher displays pictures and asks students questions to elicit the target language. What do you see? Where is the ghost? T elicits vocabulary from the students and prepositions of place. Behind In Under Over In front of Next to Between Opposite On Teacher sticks pictures on the whiteboard and asks students to work in pairs and match the words in the hand-outs. Instructions: Match prepositions with pictures. Work in pairs. Check answers with your friends, Teacher monitors students.

Language clerification (5-7 minutes) • Check the answers and clarify the meaning , form and pronunciation of target language.

Teacher asks students to compare the answers with the class and checks their answers by putting correct forms of prepositions with the pictures on the whiteboard. Teacher drills the pronunciation with the students.

Pre-Reading-language clarification (5-7 minutes) • Present target language , Generate interest in the text , Elicit and preteach vocabulary

Teacher displays pictures of the haunted hotel and asks students question to elicit target language. What do you see on the picture? What is wrong? What do you know about ghosts? Are you afraid of ghost? New vocabulary : Haunted, priest , spooky

Controlled/ Restricted practice (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with controlled practice of the controlled

Teacher instructs students : To read one part of the text : Teacher gives 5 minutes to work in pairs and think about questions. Teacher gives handouts and monitors students working in pairs and helps them if complications arise.

Feedback (3 minutes) • To check answers and highlight examples of good language.

Teacher checks answers and makes sure that students understand new words. Teacher asks the whole class and elicits responses. Teacher focuses on the text and builds suspense by asking students if they think he sees the ghost or not.

Reading for details (3-5 minutes) • Elicit target language

Teacher displays pictures and focuses on their meanings. Then students listen and read the text once and then label the pictures. Teacher models and drills pronunciation of the words. Cemetary Remote control Horror film

Feedback (5-7 minutes) • Correct information from the text .

Students read the text again and focus on sentences one to seven and the example. In pairs students try to correct the information and then read the text again to check. Teacher displays the answers and ask the class to correct mistakes

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