Ayesha Mushtaq Pasha Ayesha Mushtaq Pasha

have/get lesson
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson the students will learn about the usage of have/get. First they will shown a picture of a rich man. Questions regarding the kind of person he is will be elicited and thus the TL. Model sentences will be written on the board. Then the students will do ex 2 and finally the students will have a speaking activity at the end where they will talk to their partners about some questions.


Abc Grammar handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of have/get in the context of a rich person

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of things that make them happy or they would have done by others for themselves


Warmer/Lead-in (0-3 minutes) • To set lesson context with a situational presentation of grammar using a rich man's pictures

1) Draw a man on the board or paste a picture (stick man or picture of a man in a suit) 2) Ask/tell them this man has lots of money and power

Exposure (0-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a presentation

As they look at the picture ask the students to suggest: 1) Elicit a local name for the man 2) Write it next to the picture 3) What part of town he lives in ( a local wealthy neighborhood) 4)) Ask them where his children go to school 5) Where he buys clothes 6) The kind of car he buys 7) Where he goes on holiday etc

Highlighting (0-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

1) Ask students to read the sentences in ex 1 2) Ask different students to read the sentences aloud and check if they understand using CCqs a) Does he get his breakfast himself? (No) b) Does someone else do it for him? (Yes) c) Does he iron his clothes himself (No) d) Does he get his other meals cooked for him? (Yes) e) Doe he get his house cleaned from someone else? (Yes)

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1)Then ask the students to answer the two questions in pairs a) How would you describe a person like this? (Affluent, privileged, entitled) b) Do you know anyone like this? 2) Draw students attention to the info in the grammar box 3) Tell them /elicit that we use have/get to talk about when someone else does something for is or to us For e.g. I have my car washed everyday OR I get my car washed everyday contrast with I haven't gotten my car washed today Have and got are used for I, we, you, they What will the case be with he she , it...what will you use? SS wil answer has He has his car washed everyday. I

Controlled Practice (0-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice by doing ex 2

1) Ss has to change the sentences so they have the same meaning 2) Stronger students can continue making more sentences about the man 3) Circulate/monitor and help weaker students.

Free Practice (0-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Tell students to ask each other the following questions: 1) Which of these things would you like to have done for you? 2) What other things would you like to have done for you? 3) Would this make you happy? Do WC feedback by asking students to report back in pairs.

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