Haifa Najjar Haifa Najjar

Elementary level


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Main Aims

  • by the end of this lesson students will have practiced using superlatives in the context of describing hotels.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice Speaking


Lead-in (5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students in the topic of hotels and resorts

T shows pictures to elicit the word 'relaxation'. T asks students about what they do to relax. T shows a video 'https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7lh301h9dQ' T starts an O/C on hotels; whether they've been in a hotel? or not. Did they like it? ...

Exposure and highlighting (6-7 minutes) • To expose students to superlatives and to draw their attention to the target language

T provides 3 cards each one includes general information about resorts around the world. T gives students 45s to read cards then asks them to underline the difficult words. T provides true and false statements and asks them to work in pairs. T asks SS how many correct sentences are there. T asks SS to focus on the correct sentences and spot the common points as a lead into language clarification.

Clarification (8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of superlatives

T uses the examples on the board to start explaining the form. T makes sure that SS know the difference between comparatives and superlatives. T highlight the different spelling forms, including doubling the last letter in one syllable word or changing the 'y' to 'i' before adding 'est' T also highlight the exceptions like good / better / best. T provides SS with the grammar spot.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To practice superlatives

T gives SS an exercise to complete. T asks students to work individually first then to pair check together. T displays the answers. T provides students with a scavenger hunt game. (only if there is enough time) T demonstrates the concept of the game T groups SS to two or three groups. T sets only 3 mins for the game. T closes the game with O/C feedback

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To practice speaking using superlatives.

T Asks the three sisters to stand up. T demonstrates the exercise.' Souliama is the youngest ... T asks students to describe each other using comparatives and superlatives. T closes the session with an O/C feedback.

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