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Elementary, Level A1 level


In this lesson, Ss will revise the daily routines, activities they like doing and adverbs of frequency through the text about Jamie Cullum and Shilpa Shetty.


Abc Pictures of the daily routines verbs and free time activities
Abc two flyswatters
Abc True/False Questions
Abc A text about Jamie Cullum and a text about Shilpa Shetty

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, detailed, scan reading practice using a text about "My perfect weekend" in the context of weekend activities, hobbies, free time

Subsidiary Aims

  • Improve Ss speaking ability with short speaking activity at the end of the lesson.


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

T will start miming and try to elicit "I'm not talking" " you're talking" English or Turkish (T writes on WB) and they will choose "English" T will ask the Ss to stand up and mime one of the free time activity. Ss will try to guess then teacher make Ss to act out some verbs with her. The Ss will also say the verbs. These verbs; e.g go skiing / cooking / dancing / riding a horse

Pre-Reading Vocabulary Game /Fly Swatter (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

To pre-teach vocabulary that the SS will see in the text; T will reflect some pictures (PPT) on WB and put the SS into two person from each team will come up to the board and each one is given a flyswatter. T will read the word, and the students might strike the corresponding picture with their flyswatter. The first student to hit the correct vocabulary word wins. T will finish this activity when all the Ss participated once and T drills the pronunciation of the difficult words.

While-Reading 1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with specific information reading

T will divide the class into two groups. T will show recap videos of Jamie Cullum and Shilpa Shetty and ask “What is his job?” “What is her job?” What does he do at the weekends?” What does she do at the weekends? T will give WC feedback. Group A will deal with the character Jamie Cullum, group B will be engaged with the Shilpa Shetty. T will ask them to read it quickly (3 mins.) and answer T/F questions. T will ask ICQs "Are you writing?" : YES "Is every sentence true?" : NO T will give HOs, SS will find the true sentences SS peer check T monitor will closely T will give group FB and then WC feedback.

While-Reading 2 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading

T will show the task on WB. T will regroup Ss so Group A will see Group B's text and share their ideas.T will ask Ss to compare the free time activities of the people in the text.

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

Ss will write down two things they like doing at the weekends on a piece of paper without their names. T will collect all papers and shuffles them. Then, Ss take one and read it aloud. The other students have to guess who it is.

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