Fatima Bashir Fatima Bashir

adj for states and feelings , imperative
elementary, A2 level


In this lesson, ss learn about expressing feelings and states. This will be presented through numerous listening conversations for a family driving their car on their holiday. The same conversations are the materials for introducing the imperatives .


Main Aims

  • To practice listening for gist and specific info.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To guess the meaning of language in context.


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

Greet ss, remind them with your name, have a little chat with them. Play a game with some imperatives in it.

Pre - Listening/ lead in (10-12 minutes) • To get the ss ready for the listening and make it easier to understand.

Project the pictures on the board one by one. Direct the ss focus to 3 things to talk about in every pic. ( What - where - who ) Ask them about the emotion / feeling / the state of people in every pic.

While Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • ss listen for the main idea

Put the ss in groups of 3 - 4, then give them the hand outs, Say: Listen, put the pictures in order. ICQs: Are you going to read? What are you going to do for the pics?? circulate, give feedback. Tell them to keep the pics in the right order to be used next. ICQ: are you going to throw them away?

While Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

say listen again. Chest the hand outs, point at them, say I will give you this handout, put the conversation in order. Match with the right picture. 3 things: ( hand out - order- picture) ICQs; What do you do with conversation? circulate, help the ss, with the meaning of the phrases, give feedback.

While Listening #3 (8-10 minutes) • To listen for specific info

Have the ss read ex 2c. Listen . Answer in groups. circulate, check answers, give feedback.

Post-Listening (8-10 minutes) • To speak for fluncy

SS practice the TL , ask them to look at pics and tell the story again.

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