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Writing lesson(Describing your home town
Beginner level


Abc Worksheets

Main Aims

  • To provide model writing practice of an essay in the context of describing your home town

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading task


Greetings (1-2 minutes) • To greet the students check attendance list

T greets the students , checks their names with the attendance list (in English)

Warm up/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To introduce the topic of the lesson

To elicit the word "hometown" , put it on the WB, then use brainstorming to elicit the names of places we visit in English. If students dont know several places, use pictures. FB-What is Moscow? What places do you go to?

Vocabulary presentation (8-10 minutes) • To get them ready for the gist reading activity

Ex.1 p.1. Students match column 1 with column 2 first(2 minutes) and then check their answers with their patners (50 seconds). Finally,the teacher and the students check the answers all together.

Gist reading activity (2-3 minutes) • To practice reading for gist

Students read the text and match the papagraphs with the titles

Detailed reading (7-10 minutes) • To practice reading for detail

Students read the read once again and underline 6 six interesting places in Boston. FB-Would you like to visit Boston?

Post reading activity (5-7 minutes) • Making a dialogue

Students ask each other about their hometowns and write the answers.

Production (20-25 minutes) • Making their own pieces of writing

Students write about their partners hometowns FB - Choose the most interesting story.

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