Rawabi Rawabi

Beno, TP 3a, 6 June 2017
Pre - intermediate, B1 level


In this lesson the students will be learning about prepositional phrases and where they go in a sentence.


Abc WB
Abc Listening CD 1 ch 25
Abc Listening CD 1 ch 22
Abc Pictures of menu items
Abc Menu cut out.
Abc Exercises, Hand outs.

Main Aims

  • Grammar. Nouns with prepositional phrases,

Subsidiary Aims

  • Talking about food and ordering a meal in a restaurant.


Lead in/ Wamer (4-6 minutes) • To set the lesson context and engage students.

T starts of the lesson with asking students " Where are we?" Ss might answer "Classrooom, ITI, Istanbul, Lesson" T says "No, we are in a restaurant and here are your menus" T hands out the menu's and says "Look over the menu and discuss with your partner what looks good."

Listening Task / highlighting Target (4-6 minutes) • TL practice

T introduces Lynn and Bryan with blown up pictures of them. "Lynn and Bryan are cousins. They want to celebrate Lynn's birthday." T places students in pairs and hands out an ordering exercise. Ss put the lines of the restaurant conversation in order. T plays the tape and students students can check their answers.

Reading task / Highlighting the target language (7-9 minutes) • To highlight the target language so that the Ss are now focused on it.

T puts Ss in groups of three. T hands out the exercise sheets and asks student "With your group read and answer exercise one" T asks ICQs like: Are we going to answer all of the exercises? Are we working on them alone?

Presentation (6-8 minutes) • Clarifying Target Language

Use the items on the menu to clarify the use of prepositional phrases. T asks questions like "What type of soup do they have?" "What does the steak come with?" "How is their salmon made?" and elicit answers from the students. T writes those sentences on the board. Asks students where is the main noun and circles it (with a green pen). T asks what is 'of,with,in' draws a line from them and writes prepositions (in a red pen) T underlines the sentence that follows the preposition (in a red pen) and clarifies "These are called prepositional phrases because they follow a preposition" T clarifies that "Prepositional phrases are made to give more information about the Noun." T writes the Form on the board [ Adjective + Noun + Preposition ]

Controlled practice (10-12 minutes) • To make sure Ss have understood the TL. CCQs

T asks students to go back to their exercise sheet and again in their groups answer exercise 2 and 3. Ss circle the nouns in the sentences and underline the prepositional phrases. T asks one student from each group to go around and check if they had the same answer as the other groups.

Semi - Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • practice and listening

T hands out the second exercise sheet and asks students to read and answer exercise 4. Ss check their work with their group. T plays tape. "Listen carefully and check your answers"

Freer Practice (6-8 minutes) • Practice and use the language productively

T asks students to look at exercise 5 and 6. Ss Look again at the menu and place their own orders.(in ex 5) Ss look at the person sitting next to them and ask what would you like to order?(in ex 6)

If-Time • Practice TL

Extending the free practice. -T asks one student from each table to be the waiter. - The waiter has to remember the other tables order. - The customers have to make their order as complicated as possible. "Each table pick a person to be your waiter. Choose someone with a very good memory. The waiter's job is to remember the other table's order" "The 'customers' those who are still on the table has to make their order as complicated as possible for the other table's waiter"

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