Mahmut Türker Tunbiş Mahmut Türker Tunbiş

Mahmut Türker Tunbiş 1st Teaching Practice
A2 (Elementary) level


In this lesson students will read a text on adults living at home to develop their receptive skills. They will learn new vocabulary regarding family. In order to use the new lexis and feel confident they will discuss the topic given with their pairs.


Main Aims

  • To give Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail in the context of adults living at home

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency To give Ss practice of simple present To review family vocabulary


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • Elicit necessary lexis for the reading text and engage students

Show the picture of characters in famous series named "Avrupa Yakasi". Ask the names of each character then ask who is who. Eg. Volkan is the son of Iffet and Tahsin. Necessary vocabulary: Wife, Husband, Son, Daughter, Brother, Sister, Grandfather, Grandmother. Concept Checking Questions: - Iffet is married or single? - If Aslı has a daughter. How does she call Tahsin?

Pre-Reading/Listening (3-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

A) Initial questions. Who are you living with? Who is living with their parents? Who is living with his/her friend? Who is living alone? B) Give handout to each student. Instructions: Read the questions here (show which section) - Talk with your partner - 2 minutes C) Ask open ended questions to students about the answers of their pairs.

Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

A) Elicit the word castle by drawing a castle to the board before starting the section. B) Read the headline and the introductory text. Ask concept questions like: How old is Andy? Where does he live? Is he married? C) Ask students to read what Andy's mother think and discuss in their group if there is a problem? D) Ask students to read what Andy's father think and discuss in their group if there is a problem? E) Ask students to read what Andy thinks and discuss in their group if there is a problem?

While-Reading/Listening #2 (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Students will answer the questions (5 min) and check their answers with their pairs. (2 min) Monitor students while they're working. Give feedback afterwards.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Ask students "Why Andy lives at home?" Talk to your partner. Write the reasons. (5 min) When they are finished write the most common answers to the board and nominate good ideas.

Delayed Error Correction (5-7 minutes) • Give feedback to students on common errors

I will write the most common mistakes on the board and correct them explaining the reason for it. Make exercise or choral drill to reinforce what they have just learned.

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