Aboughalia Mousheira Aboughalia Mousheira

Fatal Attraction
Elementary level


In this lesson: Ss are going to use the object pronouns correctly in the context of love stories


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Abc powerpoint
Abc Gap-fill hand out
Abc flashcards

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of object pronouns in the context of love stories

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about type of love stories in the context of Love


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

T. introduces a video asking learners to find out the name of the Film. T. follows by a number of questions: " what type of films it is?", Who are the actors or actresses?", " What do you think of the film?"

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

T. uses brainstorming to elicit words related to love Such as, passionate love affairs, fall in love, get married, and ambitious based on international knowledge of "Cindrella" and "Romeo and Juliet". T. uses pictures to elicit the words; psychic,fatal attraction, obsession, sacrifice and officer. T. encourages learners to drill the words chorally then individually. T. might ask Ss to put the words in meaningful sentences. T elicits the object pronouns.. T. explains that Ss are to read the text to replace the pronouns with the names; Molly, Sam or Ota.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T. asks learners to work in 4 groups to write 4 names of either famous actors, TV programmes, famous actresses r pop groups. T. encourages learners to ask and answer questions about their preferences. T. demonstrates the task with one or more learner: T: What do you think of Ahmed Helmy? S: I like him, I don't like him. I love him or I don't know him.

Reading for gist (9-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to read for gist

T. encourages learners to work in groups to find out whether the ending of the story was happy or sad. Ss are encouraged to read quickly. T. checks understanding and demonstrates number one. T. encourages learners to read slowly to name the film and the type of love story

flexie (8-10 minutes) • to practice using the objective pronouns.

T. explains that each learner would write a five sentence story. learners swap their stories. Each learner would replace names in the story with pronouns.

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