Zahra poursoltani Zahra poursoltani

Feelings , They're happy now!
Pre-intermediate , SF2 level


In this lesson, we're going to consider "we are.....", "they are....." , make yes/no Qs regarding the structure and answer them. Also, we will learn new vocabularies.


Abc flash cards, handouts, fan, a glass of water, a slice of pizza, scarf

Main Aims

  • grammar and vocabulary

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of we / they are.... , yes/no qs in the context of weather


Lead-in / exposure (16-18 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students / to provide context

-Enter the class with a smile, immediately show the flash cards of happy and sad faces to Ss while asking them if they are happy or sad?! ( just try to use the grammar in this part, not emphasize on it). after that, T asks them to repeat these words chorally, in groups and individually. do the same process for the words: thirsty, hungry, hot, cold. -Put the flash cards on the table, ask Ss to step forward in their turns. pick up one of the cards( with out showing it to others). They should try to act the adjective as the teacher and the other Ss are going to guess that adjective. -Show the flash cards, ask their names again and after eliciting the answers put them on the board and write their names under the cards. -Having stuck the same cards on the wall, ask a s to tap on each picture once, say their names and take a seat, the next should do the same action in the opposite direction. -Then spread the flash cards' names on the floor, ask all the students to match them with the pics on the board.(The previous names on the board will have been cleared in advance.) -Ask students to open their books, listen to the T and point, then repeat after teacher and at last chant. T must accompany Ss by chesting. -As the CCQs, T put some realias on the table and ask different questions from Ss. For instance, T says: i'm hungry, i want to drink water; as the result, Ss react to this mistake and T understands if they have learned the lesson or not. -Ask Ss to open the books again, ask some Qs about the picture in the book while chesting. Exp: where is there? who are they? are the babies hungry?..... -After that, ask them to listen to the conversation and follow. next, Ss should repeat after the T.while they are acting the conversation as well.

Clarification (7-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Ask all of the students to stand up, make 2 groups of them. In one group the weather is snowy and the other one is sunny!T joins one of the groups and while pointing to the other group, ask her members: are they hot? are they cold?.... and teaches them the answers in the process. T joins the other group and do the same actions again. -Put two flash cards with the concept of "we" and "they" on the board, write sentences in front of them and high light the main points. -Write the question of the lesson on the higher part of the board above the cards and then ask Ss what's the question?! -Ask Ss to repeat the question with act.

Highlighting (1-2 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Draw Ss' attention to grammar box. ask them to listen and repeat sentences after the T. -Let them repeat these sentences again and again. we're=we are , they're=they are

Controlled Practice (3-4 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ask them to do the first task in the first individually, then check in pairs and at last share the answers with the class.(while T monitors their work)

Semi-Controlled Practice (0-1 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Then ask them to work on the second task in the book, at first individually, then in small groups and at last check the answers with the class.

Free Practice (1-2 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

As the final task, ask them to draw their family members and talk about them with the structures they learned in the class.

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