Aws Gheny Aws Gheny

In town
Beginner level


In this lesson Ss will listen to a conversations in different places (shop, cafe, pharmacy ... etc), then Ss will do several tasks to practice listening skills. The language focus will be the "can I" expression in present simple to make requests or to request permission.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about conversations in the context of shops, cafe, train station ... ect

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversations in the context of in town places


Warmer (4-7 minutes) • to set lesson context and create interest.

- T will tell the Ss that he has full day with lots of things to do, he is confused and need their help. - T give each S cut-up papers (match activity) and explains that they have to match activity with place individually. - T ask ICQs to make sure Ss know what to do. Will you do it with friend? [no] - T explains any new/unknown words in the activity. Chemist's = Pharmacy Jumper = Sweater - after 1 minute, T instruct S to check answers with a partner, in the same time T writes the correct answer on WB.

Pre-listening (7-10 minutes) • To encourage students to improve their gist listening skill

- T give Ss cut-up papers, and explains instructions to guess where the conversation is and what she wants. - T ask ICQs to make sure Ss understand the task: what will you write? alone or with partner? (individual work, then check answers in pairs) - T plays the recording 7.9

While reading (10-15 minutes) • To encourage students to improve listening for specific information skill

- T divide Ss into two (or 3, depending on the number) groups, each group is given one paper for a gap fill activity which will be just guessing at this stage. - T instructs Ss to listen and try to find the right answer. - T plays audio 7.10 and repeat if necessary. - Ss check answer with other groups, T gives the solution to Ss

Grammar point (5-10 minutes) • To point out the TL

- T writes Can I on WB and points out where it was used in the last activity. can+I+verb - T ask CCQ to make sure they understand when to use it and elicit from Ss can I have a cup of coffee, please? [sure] can I have a 100 Lira, please? [fun question] - T ask Ss to underline Can I and listen to audio 7.10 one last time.

Post-listening/Practice (4-7 minutes) • To provide practice on using the TL

- T give each S a gap fill paper, and instruct them to put the right word in the right place, and demonstrate. - Ss work in pairs, then change partner and check answer. - T points out and elicit the use on "can I"

Free practice (7-10 minutes) • To provide fluency and accuracy in speaking

- T put Ss into 2 groups, one group take the salesman/waiter and the other group mingles and try to buy from them. - T explain instructions and demonstrate. - Groups change roles. - T ask for feedback through demonstration of a pair of Ss

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