Martin Plasse Martin Plasse

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A1 level


This lesson will take an bit of time at the beginning for an introduction. The rest will use a story about a frog to teach things we eat and wheter we like them or not.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of the present simple tense in the context of food in the "frog is hungry" story

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of the food lexical set in the context of food in the "frog is hungry" story
  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about the present simple tense in the context of food in the "frog is hungry" story


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

The T will use greetings to lead in to the lesson context/story. - The T introduces himself sharing his name, his country, and his favourite animal. - The st is encouraged share his own and is asked why such animal is his favourite - The st is then shown the 1st p. of the frog story, and is asked what that animal is? whether he/she likes it? Why? The T can show why he likes frogs with the ppt. slides

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

- The T asks the st whether he/she can read the Frog is hungry phrase. - CCQ1: "What does hungry mean?" Answer: wanting to eat; the way you feel when you want to eat. - What do you like to eat? What do you eat when you are hungry? I like to eat...

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

The T goes through the story with the st, concept checking all the way through, in preparation to having the T read the story him/herself. - What's this? A boy. A frog. A flower - st reads the sentence. - CCQ2: What does outside mean? not inside -- Where are you now? - CCQ3: Where were they before? inside - CCQ4: Where are they now? outside slide Which picture represents outside/inside Read the story - Do you think frogs like to eat flowers? - Do you think frogs like to eat sticks?

Semi-Controlled Practice (2-3 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

The st is encouraged to read the story slides by him/herself, and to ask questions whenever he/she wants.

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