sundus sundus

beginner level


In this lesson, students will be exposed to preposition of time based on a reading text about routines and daily lives. The lesson starts with a discussion about the students routine daily lives. Students will skim and scan the text to find out more about the use of prepositions. They will follow this up with a controlled and a free practice


Abc gap fill out, place in the correct column, reading text

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of the preposition of time using a text about routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • to enable the students recognize and use the preposition of time in the context of routine


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students in the context of routines and daily habits.

Students will discuss about what they usually do in the morning, evening or at the weekend. The meaning of blocking vocabulary will be elicited through a drawing of sunrise till sunset with hours on the WB.

Exposure (2-5 minutes) • To expose the students to the TL highlight useful words and phrases

Students will be exposed to a reading text. They will be provided with a gist question which will guide them while reading. The gist question will be, What is the text about? Check answer with partner

Highlight (2-5 minutes) • to let the students notice the TL within the context of routine and daily habits.

Students will be provided with a scan for details question where they dig deeper reading the text. The question will be, What does Sundus do at weekends? check answer with partner.

Language analysis (8-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target Language through a controlled practice

Words will be hanged on the wall. Students will try to place the words with the correct preposition. The teacher will focus on MPF in this section. CCQ's for Clarification and drilling for pronunciation will be employed. A listening task will be used as FB. The teacher draws a table on the WB with the categorization of the preposition. Students will come to the board and write the words in the correct category. After the categorization ends. CCQ's will be asked, With which preposition do we use days? we use year, month or parts of the day? we use specific time?

Task 2 (6-8 minutes) • to enable students test their ability to use the TL accurately.

Students will be provided some words on a flashcard. Students will work in pairs. One student reads the word written on a flashcard while the other guesses the preposition that goes with it. Students will exchange turns. The teacher will use note taking as monitoring. Common mistakes will be corrected.

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

In this stage, Students will practice the TL in a more personalized context creating their own sentences in the context of routine and daily habits. Students will be provided with a guideline to follow while speaking in order to maintain a smooth conversation. They will also express their partner's habits and routine using the 3rd person singular pronoun. Students will work in pairs and exchange turns.

If- time activity Task3 (3-5 minutes) • To expose the students to a controlled practice that consolidates what they have learned.

Students will work on a fill in the blanks exercise. Students will work in pairs. FB will be provided with WC

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