Raed Khater Raed Khater

I Can Do That!
Elementary level


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Main Aims

  • To understand and practice the use of can and can't with jobs to express ability

Subsidiary Aims

  • TO practice listening to materials about jobs and ability


Lead in (5-6 minutes) • To build a context and generate interest in the topic

T. shows pictures for animals and people Ss answer CCQs What can it/ do? Can a horse swim? Yes. Can a horse fly? No Can A bird fly? Yes. Can a bird swim? No. T. repeats same questions Ss talk to together in pairs to discuss what they can do and what they can't do. Ss use a handout.

Prepare to listen (8-9 minutes) • to practice listening to materials related to jobs and ability

T.shows the slides Ss answer questions about what each person can do. CCqs: What can a farmer do? Drive a tractor. Can a farmer fly a plane? No What can an interpreter do? Speak languages. Can an athlete run? Yes Ss practice the pronunciation of the words. Ss match the pictures with the words. Ss check work in pairs

Listen for gist • To practice listening for gist

Ss listen to the audio once for gist. Ss will with the jobs of the people in the pictures HO is given after instruction How many words? one Ss check in pairs

Listening for details (6-6 minutes) • To practice listening for specific information

Ss listen again to the audio Ss fill in the gaps with verbs Ss check in pairs and us the answer key T elicits answers and give feedback

Target Language (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the target language

T shows the target language examples. She can draw well. He can't run fast. Can you run fast? T asks CCQs Can he Can animals run? Yes Can fish fly? No Can horses run? Yes Can hor se fly?No

Language Practice (7-8 minutes) • To provide controlled oral and written practice on using the TL accurately

Ss talk in groups about themselves and what they can do. and what they can't do. Ss then change pairs and tell the new partners about their old partners. T. monitors and give delayed feedback.

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