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Tp1 Sayed Khairy (Flatmates)
pre- intermediate level


in this lesson students will learn the different between the words house,home and flat. This will be done through pictures.Then I'll tell them a short story to introduce the concept of flat-sharing and they elicit the meaning .After that they complete the sentences with house or home and they can ask and answer questions about this activity in pairs.Also, they are going to listen to two friends talking about their home life . Ali lives with his parents and two brothers and wants to go to live with Charlie. They will be asked to read six sentences and think who speaking .Then they listen and c heck their answers.Also they listen to the conversation again and choose the best definitions for the the phrases.Finally, they will discuss some questions in pairs to practise speaking.


Abc cards - handout

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about house - home -flat in the context of flat- sharing

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of house -home -flat in the context of flat-sharing


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To activate students' existing knowledge of the topic.

I'll show students two pictures about a house and a flat and elicit the meaning through pictures.Then, I'll ask them some questions to generate interest in the topic of the lesson.Also,I'll give them a story about the concept flat-sharing and they can elicit the meaning of the concept.Next,I/ll ask them to talk about what is good and bad about flat-sharing.

Pre-teach vocabulary (12-15 minutes) • To pre-teach key lexis needed to help students understand the text.To pre-teach lexis needed to help students complete the next task.

I'll write some words on the board and ask students in groups to discover how we can classify these words into two groups according to the grammar not to the meaning. Then I'll discuss with them that we can classify these words into countable and uncountable nouns.Next, I'll draw two boxes on the board in class and give each group the list of the cards and ask them to classify the words into two groups then stick the words on the board.I'll tell them the group who finish first with the most answers is the winner in this activity.Finally, I'll introduce the different between home,house and flat through pictures and definitions and I'll ask them to complete the sentences with house or home .After they complete they 'll be asked to ask and answer the questions in pairs.

Listening for gist (8-10 minutes) • To encourage students to listen for gist to get an overview of the text.

I'll ask students to read the sentences and think who is speaking then they listen and check their answers.

Listening for specific information. (8-10 minutes) • To practice listening for specific information(scanning) to familiarize learners with the text.

I'll ask students to read the three phrases and choose the best definition for each. Then students listen again to check if their answer fits in with the recording .I'll ask students to call stop when they hear each phrase during listening.I'll play the short section of the recording again,including the phrase a few times,and ask students if the context supports their answer.

Post-listening (4-5 minutes) • To allow opportunity to react to the text. To provide an opportunity to personalise the topic

Pair work. Students discuss the three questions. During feed back, spend some time discussing the first question.Encourage students to come up with a range of answers.

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