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Listening and Grammar ( some-any-a)
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn about using some, any and the indefinite article a. Also, they will practice listening to discuss and answer different questions and activities. Finally, they will produce more sentences applying the newly learnt rules.


Abc computer
Abc put in order handouts
Abc Fill in the gaps handouts
Abc Student's book-Unit 5b,p.41 ex. 6-10
Abc White Board
Abc T or F handouts
Abc pictures from students' book page 114

Main Aims

  • Grammar: Using a, some and any correctly

Subsidiary Aims

  • Listening: Answer and discuss many activities about a listening text.


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To provide spoken fluency and to activate prior knowledge about the topic of the context

To show a picture of an advertisement for renting a flat. Students could work in pairs to mention two good things they think about the flat. Students check their answers in pairs.

Pre-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To re-arrange some things by putting them in their correct order

Teacher will give his students put in order hangout and tell them they are going to put these things in their right order according to the listening text. Also, the teacher will display these things on a slide on the board.Then students check their answers in pairs and the teacher gives WCFB.

While-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To provide Sts with a gist task in order to get the general idea of the audio content.

students listen and put the different things in their correct order in accordance with the listening text. Teacher monitors the class and makes sure everyone is is on task. students do peer check then WCFB.

Pre-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To listen and decide if the sentences are TRUE OR FALSE

To provide students with the handouts. Teacher gives the students limited time to read the sentences from 1-8. To make sure students understands the questions. The questions will also be displayed on the board for more facilitation.

While-Listening (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with a detailed listening task.

students listen to the text again to rectify the incorrect sentences. Teacher monitors them to make sure of their full response. Then students check their answers in pairs then WCFB

Grammar: a, some and any (7-10 minutes) • To use a, some and any correctly

To provide students with handouts having reading sentences with a, some and any. Teacher asks the students to read the sentences and underline a, some and any and the following noun in each one. Then, students answer multiple choice questions to elicit the concept themselves. Teacher gives WCFB. Teacher distributes fill in the space handouts and the students work in pairs in limited time. students check their answers,then WCFB. Teacher gives the student another fill in the space hangouts for more practice and the students do the peer check after finishing but here they check their answers by listening to a dialogue. Finally, the teacher gives WCFB.

Get ready GAME (Free controlled practice) (8-10 minutes) • To support students form sentences about the newly learnt concept of their own

Teacher divides the class into two groups. Each group receives its picture and they work in pairs to describe their pictures forming sentences using a, some. Then, they prepare questions in pairs to ask the other group about their pictures. After that, the teacher mingle the two groups by forming new pairs one from each group.They ask each other about their pictures to find the differences between them. Next, each one returns back to each group to discuss the differences. Finally, each group writes the differences on the board. The group which will write more correct differences will be the winner.Teacher gives WCFB and declares the winner group.

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