Nermin Nermin

Nermin Kose Binici, Adjective before the noun
Beginner, A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn and practice the use of adjectives before the noun. The lesson will include certain tasks from matching to re-ordering and provide the learners with chances to practice grammar and speaking in the selected context.


Abc HO3 word order activity (Teacher made)
Abc Audio CD track 5.12
Abc HO 1( New Headway 4th Edition Beginner, Soars& Soars (2013) Oxford University Press)
Abc power point (Teacher made)
Abc HO2 AK
Abc HO3 AK
Abc HO 1 AK
Abc Flashcards
Abc HO 4

Main Aims

  • -To work on the Grammar in the context of famous landmarks from different countries

Subsidiary Aims

  • - To work on the speaking in the context of nationalities and their landmarks.


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

-Students will begin the lesson with a PPT collage showing nine different flags. -T will ask if they recognize each of these flags. - If there is any unknown flag, T will try to elicit the name, if not possible, she will provide the answer herself and drill the sounds in each name. -On the slide they will see famous things from different countries, with each one T will ask the following questions. What is it? and Where is it from? ` WC FB

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

- T will distribute the first handout and ask them to complete the gaps with the correct adjectives. -After it is complete, Ss will be asked to check their answers in pairs. -T will play the recording provided by the textbook (5.12) and ask them to check their answers. FB Instructions: `On this worksheet, you see nine different things. I want you to complete the sentences with the correct adjectives.` ICQs: `You are going to complete the sentences with what?`

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

T will write three maker sentences on WB to show the differences between the use of adjectives before the nouns and verb to be with adjective.. Marker sentences: It`s an American car. My car is American. It`s a Japanese camera. -T will do back chain drilling for them to correct their pronunciation.

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

-T will give the second HOs and ask them to complete the gap-fill activity individually and then pair check their answers. Instructions: Please take a look at the worksheet and complete the sentences. Then check your answers with your partner. ICQs: `Are you going to answer with your partner or alone? And what are you going to do? We are going to fill in the gaps.`

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

-T will give attached papers that include one sentence in each and divide the students into groups.( Grouping process will be done according to a color scheme) -Each group will have 5 mixed sentences and try to re-arrange them into a correct order. -When they are done, T will ask them to compare their own answers with the other groups. -At the end of the task, they will be given correct answers by the T. Instructions: You have five sentences in front of you, I want you to get them into a correct order. And when it is over; check your answers with the partner. T will give 3 minutes to order the sentences. First pair check and then T gives the AK. After that WC FB.

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

-T will distribute the HO and ask them to finish the sentences. Then PW. ICQ : What are we going to ? Are we going to write or listen?

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

- T wants ss to stand up, get in line and turn back. Work in pairs. - T will stick a picture on their back and T wants them to guess what's on their back? Instructions: Stand up, get in line and turn back. I will stick a picture on your back. Then I want for you to guess what's on your back? Ask your partner and try to find the picture. Is it an American car? ICQs : Are you going to write? (no) Are you going to guess what's on your partner's back?(no) If T has enough time, T asks their items 'What's on your back?' then wants them to write it.

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