Fatma Megahed Fatma Megahed

teaching time
elemintary level


Abc Materials

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of the time and practice functional language in the context of telling the time.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Materials
  • To provide gist listening practise about the time lexis.


Clarification of language focuse (3-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning ,form ang pronunciation of the target language.

Give students three activities: Activity 1: Stick amatreial and picture about clock clarifying the meaning of (AM-PM-morning-evening-afternoon-at midnight-at-o,clock-long arm-short arm-midday). Activity 2: Give them material about the digital way of telling the time . Activity 3: Give them material about the ordinary way of telling the time imagining clock is as a pies of cake divided into many pieses and some of these pieses called QUARTERS and HALF. Ask CCQs to check the meaning.

Controlled Practice (2-3 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice.

Give handout exercises to Ss from Ss book tell them to read the sentences and fill in the gaps and complete the sentences( telling the time). Ss work individually to answer the exercise and then they peer-check the answers together. Promote to write answers on thrir handsout. Check with the whole class to see if there are any problems.

Semi-Controlled Practise (3-4 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice.

Chest ahandout about fill in the space and match. Ss write sentences using the beginnings. Ss peer-check and compare answers. check answers with the whole class.

Freer Practice (1-3 minutes) • To provide fluency speaking of the TL about personal goals.

This time Ss will answer with their partener some specific questions on the sheet and get some specific time related answers.If there is time I will handout last activity ,if not I will hand out it any way to be done at home.

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