Mehrdad Baradaran Shokouhi Mehrdad Baradaran Shokouhi

1b, Mehrdad Baradaran Shokouhi
A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn about the job-related vocabulary through a piece of listening as well as they will practice the lexical set of jobs and the singular form of " to be " for WH- questions in the context of personal information.


Abc Flash Cards
Abc Redston, C., & Cunningham, G. (2013). Face2face Starter SB (2nd ed.) Cambridge, United Kingdom: CUP.

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information focusing on jobs and personal information

Subsidiary Aims

  • To introduce the lexical set of jobs
  • To provide clarification and review of the singular form of "to be"


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

A quick reminder of the nationalities from previous lessons. --- To demo my own country and nationality, I will tell students " I am from Canada. I am Canadian ". --- I will show Ss flash cards of the countries' names and elicit the related nationalities from students. --- Check Ss's pronunciation on the countries names and nationalities. This will happen quickly since it has been done in the previous lessons.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

To provide pictures of the jobs and elicit job vocabulary. Pictures on p16

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ask Ss their own jobs.

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

--- Clarify that a/an articles must be used before job titles. --- Ask Ss to say their own jobs with appropriate articles.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

P1 --- Provide Ss with the related HO --- Draw their attention to the pictures on p16 --- Put Ss in pairs. I will choose the pairs. --- Ask Ss to match the pictures with the jobs in the box of exercise 1a. --- I will give Ss 5mins to complete the task. --- Monitor Ss going around the class while they are working. --- I will stop them working to check the answers together. --- Play the audio files and ask Ss to listen carefully paying attention to pronunciation --- After finishing the audio, I will say each job and ask Ss to repeat after me. P2 --- I will put Ss in pairs. --- I will do a demo of practice 1c on p16. --- Will give students 5mins. --- Ask Ss to continue the practice with their partners. P3 --- Elicit words " a friend, beautiful, married, single ". --- Draw Ss' attention to the pictures on p17 and ask them to clarify their jobs and also elicit the above-mentioned words. --- Play audio recording b from practice 2 on p16. --- Ask Ss to complete the table c on p16. --- Go through the answers with WC. P4. --- Do a demo on the WB for practice 3 on p16. --- Ask students to fill in the blanks of practice 3 on p16. --- Go through the answers with WC. P5 --- Do practice 4 on p16

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

I will ask student as WC group work to interact with other and ask the following questions, --- Where are you from? --- What is your nationality? --- What is your job?

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