Masoud Khavari Masoud Khavari

Things at home, Home appliances
Pre- Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn home appliances related vocabulary alongside with house room related vocabulary. The lesson starts with labeling pictures of different rooms and the appliances in the rooms and it ends in getting students to talk about their own houses and things they have in their rooms.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of home appliances and different rooms

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of home and household


lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To dirrect students' attentions positively toward the lesson and elicit home rooms related vocabulary

T ask sts : "What are different rooms in a home? T elicits some room names and writes on the board: (living room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom) T asks qs: 1."Where do you take a shower?" "Bathroom" 2."Where do you watch TV?" "Living room" 3."Where do you sleep?" "Bedroom" 4."Where do you cook dinner?" "Kitchen" T models: my favorite room is the living room because there is a big TV there so I can sit on the couch and watch a lot of films there. It's enjoyable. T says: "think about your home. What's your favorite room? Which room do you spend the most time in? Why? T puts sts in pairs to answer the qs. Feedback: T gets some sts to share their partners answers with the class.

Pre-teach vocabulary (2-4 minutes) • to introduce ss to new vocabulary items which they seem not to be familiar with

T asks qs and mimes some words one bye one and get the ss guess the words T: "something you boil water in to make tea." Ss: "kettle" CCQ: "do you make tea in it?" No "do you boil water in it?" Yes Drill the pronunciation with the whole class then drill individually then write on the board and label the stressed syllables. Other words to pre-teach: 'nightstand', 'pillow', 'faucet', 'curtains', 'towel', 'plant'.

Present the new vocabulary items (3-4 minutes) • to present the new items and get students familiar with different home appliances

T gets Ss to open the books, look at the pics, listen and repeat the words. ICQ: "Are you going to write or say?" "say"

controlled practice (4-5 minutes) • to give Ss the chance to test each other on the names of different items in the pictures

T points to one of the things in the pics and asks "what is it?" T puts Ss in pairs. T gets Ss to point to the items in each pic and ask "what is it?" then T asks Ss to tell their partners any other things they see in each pic. ICQ: "Are you going to say the labeled things? No "will you write the words or say them?" say "Are you going to say the names of other things you see?" Yes Feedback: T gets Ss tell the whole class what other things they see in pics and write them on the board

Guessing Game (5-6 minutes) • to provide Ss with an oportunity to work in a group guessing game in order to practice the words and their functions

T asks Ss to work in groups giving clues for items in the home. The first person in the group to call out the words gives the next clue. Ss play the game for four minutes and see who can guess the most words. T models the activity by giving Ss two clues and getting answers: T: "You sleep in this." Ss: "a bed" T: "You sit in this and watch TV." Ss: "a sofa" ICQ: "will you ask questions?" NO "will you say simple sentences?" Yes "will you write the answers or say them?" "say" " T puts Ss in groups of three and get them do the activity.

Freer activity (7-8 minutes) • to provide Ss with an opportunity to personalise and use the newly learnt words in a conversation

T gives Ss two minutes to complete the chart in section B writing the names of the things they really have in their different rooms. ICQ: "are you going to write or say the words? "write" " are you going to write the things in the pics or in your homes? "our homes" " Are you going to work individually or in pairs?" "individually" THEN T gets Ss to compare their answers in pairs. T models: "in our living room there's a sofa and..." T puts Ss in pairs and asks them to do the task Feedback: T asks some of the Ss to talk about their own homes or their partners'

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