Oya Oya

tp 5
Elementary A1 level


Main Aims

  • To clarify the names months and dates in a context of special days

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening and free speaking about the TL.


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

_Show Ss some pictures about a birthday party, New Year's Eve party, a baby party, a wedding and a wedding anniversary. -Ask Ss what they saw. Get some answers and ask them what we call these days, try to elicit special days

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through situation

Give Ss the special days cards and the papers with their names and ask Ss to match them in pairs. Ask Ss to stick their answers on the w/b. - Tell Ss that we are going to listen to a recording, five people talking about their special days, ask Ss which special date each conversation is about. - Show Ss the phrases for special days. Ask them when do we say them and stick them under the appropriate special day.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- Draw a line on the board and ask students to guess what it is, Elicit 'year, months' --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 2014 2015 -Give Ss the months cards and ask them to put the months in order with their partner. Ask Ss to stick them on the w/b in the right order. -Listen to the order from the recording and check. Then listen and repeat. Show the stress on the board and drill. - Ask Ss what this month is, elicit February, write it on the board and underline the F and show them months start with a capital letter. -Ask Ss what day is today and elicit Wednesday. -Ask Ss what date is today. Write 12.02.2014 on the w/b and ask how we read it and say it is 'the12th of February 2014' or 'February the 12th'. -Give Ss the Ho of exercise 5 on p. 26 and ask them to match them in pairs. Ask SS to write the numbers on the board and the abbreviations next to them: 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th -Underline the -th and let them listen how they pronounced and drill to focus on the th sound. - Highlight that we use 'on' with the dates and we say 'on the twelfth of February 2014' or 'on February the twelfth'.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-Give Ss. the HO1 made from exercise 6 on the book p 26 listen and fill in the gaps, and exercise 7 on p. 27, listen which date do you hear? Ask Ss to do the exercises, then w/c feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-Give Ss. the HO2 made from exercise 2a on the workbook p 18 and exercise 2b on p. 18. Ask Ss to peer-check then give them an answersheet.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Ask Ss to write four special dates, then work in pairs and say their dates to their partner. Write their partner's dates, then ask why they are important.

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