Souheil Kabtni Souheil Kabtni

Collocations Lesson
Elementary level


Abc T 12.1
Abc Whiteboard
Abc T7.10
Abc Smart Board
Abc Projector
Abc PowerPoint file
Abc New Headway Elementary Student's book p 90, 91 and 92
Abc Handouts
Abc Computer
Abc Answer Key

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of collocations in the context of daily life

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise listening for specific information


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

T shows ss pictures on the smart board Ss name the activities in the pictures T elicits "daily life" T writes on the board 3 activities mentioned in the pictures (a simple task to challenge the memory of ss)

Vocabulary pre-teaching (5-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the following activities

Pre-teach the following words: "railways" (eliciting through a picture) "medal" (eliciting through miming/picture) "meal" (eliciting through a picture) "handbag" (eliciting through miming) "film star" (eliciting through picture) Practise the pronunciation of the words with ss.

Vocabulary practice 1 (7-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T tells ss they will have an activity about the words they have just learnt T gives a matching task (handouts) T elicits from ss that some words go together (verbs and nouns, compound nouns)

Vocabulary practice 2 (7-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T gives ss scrambled sentences (3 for each group) T asks ss to unscramble them (challenge) (group work) T asks ss to asks questions to ss from other groups

Listening (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with specific information listening task

T asks ss to listen to the recording and guess the compound nouns they hear (4 is enough)

Vocabulary practice 3 (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further

T gives ss handouts (sentences) T asks ss to guess the appropriate words (group work) (challenge)

Feedback and round-up (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Feedback and round-up

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