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Personal Information
Beginner level


In this lesson, students learn about the personal information that students may need to exchange in range of everyday situations. The lesson starts with the facebook image to do brainstorming then the information about Ellie is presented. This is followed by matching activity about `Wh-questions`. Yes/No questions and short answers are covered. At the end students play find some who to do the whole class mingle -


Abc Gap fill handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Yes/No questions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, practice and review about personal information


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

T will use the logo of `Facebook` to ask them to brainstorm what kinds of personal information about people have. Talk about the personal information they would include in a profile and write them on the board. Then show the picture of Ellie`s information and check what is written on it.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T do page 19 ex. 1 with matching activity.

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

T ask questions about personal information and check that they understand the meaning. Read though the information of Ellie with class and check comprehension of address, phone number, and age.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T write `Is she from America?` on board and drill.

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

T do the ex. 4 on page 19 whole class feedback. Ss continue to ask and answer to questions in pair or in group.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T ask Wh-questions to cover the text and to remind students what they have already practiced. Students will generate the questions `Where`s she from? What`s her name and surname?.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T want students to stand up and walk around the class then choose someone to ask personal information and answer using the Find Someone Who activity

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