Damla Damla

Beginners level


In this lesson, students become familiar with "there is" and "there are" as well as plenty of vocabulary in the context of "homes and shops". They will practice pronunciation as well as grammar.


Abc Face2Face Elementary Student's Book

Main Aims

  • This is a grammar lesson, focusing on negative and positive forms of "there is and there are" as well as how to form questions using these. The aim is to familiarize students with the expressions of "there is" and there are".

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students will test their listening skills, as well as produce some writing and engage in group conversation. The lesson will thus incorporate Listening, reading and speaking besides the main portion of grammar.


Continuation of last lesson - Listening task (3-5 minutes) • To continue the previous lesson in a smooth manner

- Give students exercise 4, have them listen to 5.2 and match the phrases.

Reading & Listening Task #1 (8-10 minutes) • To check student's understanding of the given text and lesson context

- Students work in pairs and do exercise number 5 - They read 9 sentences and then match 3 sentences to each place: Keswick, Auckkland or Eyeries. - Listen again and have students check their answers

Teach (10-15 minutes) • To clarify target grammar "there is" and "there are"

- Show students pictures of their own town to elicit there is/ there are - Put negative/ positive and questions forms on the board.

Writing - task #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language and grammar again

- Give students number 7, have them fill in blanks. - Solutions on walls , have them go check

Task # 3 ( if time ) (5-10 minutes) • Check student's understanding of target grammar

- exercise 8: have them fill the gaps and then listen to 5.3 to check.

Free practice activity (5-10 minutes) • provide an opportunity to use newly learned target language

- Where would you like to live ? - Have students pick a preference and give you 3 reasons why: 1. Istanbul 2.Auckland 3.Kerwick 4.Eyeries - In groups - Find out the most popular place

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