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Lifestyles and intrests
A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn to express their likes and dislikes in the context of lifestyles. They will be able to pronounce well and write a few sentences about themselves in the correct way. While doing it, they are going to change partners and work in groups.


Abc coursebook
Abc Pictures
Abc Reading text and questions
Abc Gap-fill handout
Abc Reading text
Abc Matching pictures

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of words about food, drink and sport in the context of Likes and dislikes

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in the context of food, drink and sport


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

T sticks pictures about her lifestyle and interests on the board to make them wonder what they are all about. T explains what they refer to, using " I like ............. and I don't like ...................." T asks the students about their likes and dislikes. "Do you like ice-cream?" "Do you like (playing) football?"

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T chests the handout and gives instructions. "There are 14 words and 14 pictures. Please listen to the recording once and match the words with the pictures. You have 5 minutes." ICQs: "How many words?" "How many pictures? " " How much time?" Check your answers with your partner. T wants them to write the answers on the board.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T sticks 8 questions and 8 answers on the board. They are comprehension questions.T chests the handout and points at the text. "There are 2 brothers. Please read the text and then match the questions with the answers on the board. You have 3 minutes to read."

Productive Task(s) (15-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T reminds the students of like/don't like. T wants them to listen to the track 5.2 and say what they like to the person next to them. Then they listen to track 5.3 and say the things they don't like. Gap-fill activity "Please listen to the track 5.4 and try to fill the gaps. There are 10 gaps. You will listen twice.You have 5 minutes." "How many gaps?" "How much time?" After completing it, they check in pairs and write the answers on the board.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T reflects the Ho on the board with overhead and gives the instructions. "There are twin sisters. Please listen and put a tick if they like the food/ drink/activity and put a cross if they don't like." T writes two sentences about herself on the board and wants them to write two sentences about their likes and dislikes. "These are my likes and dislikes. Now please write two sentences about you." ICQ: "How many sentences?" "Work in pairs and read your sentences please." "Now please close your notebooks and ask and answer." "Please stand up and change your partner."

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