Amira Amira

Present Simple, Some/Any, This/That
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will practise present simple tense with some/any, this/that.


Abc Handout
Abc Audio
Abc Kitchen items
Abc Answer keys
Abc Projector
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Pictures
Abc New Headway Elementary SB

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, ss will have practised present simple tense with some/any, this/that in the context of describing rooms.

Subsidiary Aims

  • - To practise listening for gist.
  • - To revise there is/are, and prepositions of place.


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

Show the ss a picture of my own kitchen (realia). To demonstrate I ask the ss "Are there my kitchen?"/ "where are they ....?". Then, the ss take the lead and ask me the same set of questions about different items in the picture.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation (to help ss notice TL in context).

Listening for gist. Demo tell the ss to listen to the audio and fill in the first blank bfore distributing the handouts. Then, check the answer. Ss listen to the audio for a 2nd time and fills in the blanks. Then, peer check. Ss listen for the last time. peer check again. give ss the answer key.

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

Bring kitchen Items to be used to explain thegrammar spot: use of some/any and this/that

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


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

- Demo: explian the activity and give the handouts. - Check the answers and designate the ss with correct answers to be the "teacher".

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Demo: ask the ss "What is there in your classroom? Describe it." and give them an example " In our classroom there is / are.....". To practise, ask the ss to work in pairs and then to divide them into groups.

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

Demo: I take my bag and open it and tell the ss to ask me questions ----> Drill (intonation) "Is there a in your bag?" "Are there any ......?" "How many .......... are there?" Tell the ss to ask each other the same questions in pairs then in groups.

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