Mithad Alomerovikj Mithad Alomerovikj

Pre-intermediate level


The focus of this lesson is Grammar. Comparatives is the TL, and students will learn about a new usage of adjectives. Weather is the context of the lesson. Exposing students to listen an audio with obvious difference between two things will lead them to logical conclusion of the TL.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice and review of Comparisons in the context of Weather

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will have a better understanding of comparisons and will have had practice using the language.


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

The teacher uses several pictures and ex. 4 from the workbook p. 29, about weather to set the context. Feedback: WC

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

Teacher shows pictures of Jeewan (Kolkata-India) and Vasiliy (Moscow-Russia). Students predict what this two people have to say about the weather in their countries. Listening to audio script 2.13 to check ideas.

Highlighting (3-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

The teacher puts students in pairs. He gives students a task, to talk about differences between Russia and India. Teacher elicits several sentences like: India is hotter than Russia or Russia is colder than India.

Clarification (15-16 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

After the students elicit several sentences, the teacher writes them on the WB. Later, he works on the meaning, and shows the function of the adjective. Later, the teacher works on pronunciation with whole class. WC feedback. The teacher elicits about syllables and he explains the differences between adjectives in creating comparisons. WC feedback. The teacher explains about irregular adjectives and writes several on the board. The teacher gives students list of few irregular adjectives The teacher drills the irregular adjectives written on the board. WC feedback.

Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Put the students in pairs. Ex. 1 - questions Feedback: teacher mandates students to read answers.

Semi-Controlled Practice - dialogue (10-12 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Student in same pairs compare 2 cities or 2 countries they have been to. Demonstrative sentence: London is colder than Istanbul. Teacher monitors the dialogues and intervene if there is need. Feedback: the teacher mandate by one student from each pair to say one sentence.

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