Yazıcıoglu Yazıcıoglu

TP 8
Elementary level


In this lesson the students develops their speaking skills wiith forms as 'there is', 'there are' in the context of personal description of various places in a settlement.


Main Aims

  • To develop fluency and accuracy in speaking 'there is'/there are' forms together with a focus on sentence stress in the context of personalized place descriptions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop listening skills of the same forms with a focus on sentences stress in English language.


Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ss. are going to be shown my favourite place's picture and will speak about theirs.

Exposure (7-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Ss will fill in the form part of the HO. Then they will listen to the recording and have FB.

Controlled speaking task (7-8 minutes) • Practice stress and intonation drills in the context of TL

Ss will drill the stress with the recording and will see on the W/B one example. They will drill the rest in PW, checking each other on the HO, one for each pair, taking turns.

Controlled practice of TL form (3-4 minutes) • Personalize the context and prepare Ss. to further production of TL

Ss. will fill in the part about themselves in the H/O with forms of TL.

Semi-controlled Production Task (9-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ss. will drill the pronunciation of the answer form with their own answers. Model on the W/B. Give the stress answer HO. On the HO they will fill 'my partner' column, asking questions to each other. They will add a 9th question of their own. They will also answer to the case 'more information'. e.g. [Where is this park? What is its name? Do you go there?] Model with a pair one question changing roles.

Freer acitivity (8-9 minutes) • Produce freely in the established context

Students will write about what there is at their Favourite Places on a HO. Then they will speak with two other people which are not from their groups and note their names, their favourite place and its properties on the HO.

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