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Living with Someone, Likes and Dislikes
Beginner level


In this lesson, Ss will be introduced to Likes and Dislikes in the context of Living with Someone. They will be studying on vocabulary for Household Chores. They will focus on Speaking with controlled and freer activities in order to produce the target language in a meaningful way.


Abc handouts, PPT, OHP, video, colored cards

Main Aims

  • To give practice in Speaking fluency in the context of Living with Someone. To talk about likes and dislikes through varied activities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide information on Vocabulary items of the topic and to practice collocations related to household chores. To practice listening through a video which is about a family sharing household chores.


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

-Have projector ready to project the context. -Have handouts ready to deliver. -Show Ss a picture of a house and set the context. eg. You are moving a new house with one of your friends. What is important for you to live with someone else? -Ask Ss to discuss and take notes in groups/pairs. -Take some general FB.

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through speaking

-Show Ss a picture of two people. Tell them they are not living together anymore because they can't share household chores. eg. She doesn't like doing the wash-up so she is not helping to her friend. -Ask Ss what they think about household chores. eg. Do you like think household chores important? Do you like cleaning the house? etc. -Take some general FB.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

-Give HOs and group the Ss. -Ask them to match the the collocations about household chores with the pictures. -Ask them to check each other's work. -Show each word and picture through PPT and practice their pronunciations together with the meanings. -Give Ss two sets of cards. They will have a happy face and a sad face. -Ask them to raise their cards accordingly while I'm showing chores. eg. If they like doing the wash-up they will raise happy face. -Ask students about others. eg. Look at her card. Does she like doing the wash-up?

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-Prepare materials for Role Play activity. -Tell Ss they will have a chart in which there are a chore list and columns for like/dislike to put a tick. They will ask as many people as they can in a given time about which chores they like or dislike because they need to find someone to live with. -Ask them to check their notes and decide with whom they can share responsibilities and live in peace. -Give each student their charts. -Model and give an example to make the purpose of the task clear. -Monitor and take notes while Ss are talking to each other. -Take general FB.

Productive Task(s) (5 min) (3-5 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

If time allows, -Show a video about a family doing/sharing household chores. -Ask Ss to watch it and while watching take notes about chores and who is doing it in the family. -Ask Ss to check each other's papers. -Take some general FB.

Feedback and Error Correction (5-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

-Write Ss' sentences to the board after monitoring in the Speaking Stage. -Ask Ss to have a look at the sentences/words on the board. -Ask them to check if they are correct or not and why in pairs. Self correction -If they can't find the mistake, correct them. -Give general FB.

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