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Text based presentation of language / guided discovery
Elementary A2 level


In this lesson students learn and practice the modal verbs needn't and can through the context of culture and based text about what can you do and needn't do in Australia. Students by the end of this lesson, will be able to use the modal verbs "needn't" and "can" to explain different situations in their cultures.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice on "needn't" and "can" from a text and customs point of view

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide oral fluency using the target language in a context of customs


Lead in (5-5 minutes) • To generate interests in the topic of the lesson

T will first personalize the topic and give a model from the listening that have been done before. Ss in pairs will talk about things they do and don't do in turkey ( to generate interests in the context and the topic) T do a WC feedback afterwards

Reading task (5-10 minutes) • to practice reading for gist and for specific information to introduce the target language

T will set a reading text ( same listening tape script) and ask Ss to do a matching activity first. Titles with their paragraphs T corrects the answer keys on the WB after students write them T set another task : true or false task, where Ss will have to not only answer questions but to justify from the text ICQs: Where are we going to find the justifications ?in the text or in our mind? are you going to write the whole paragraph or just the sentence ? T takes feedback as a WC

Highlight target language (5-10 minutes) • To highlight the target language so that learners are focussed on it

T highlight the model sentences that were elicited from students in the reading task and write them on the board. "needn't" and "can" will be highlighted in a different colour T give Ss sometime to think about the difference in the model sentences with their partners T do PW feedback

Clarifying target language (5-10 minutes) • to clarify MFP to Students

T set a projection task / CCQs, where Ss will write their answers on the board. First FB and correction will be done by learners, then T T will clarify meaning of the things needed T will clarify form and pronunciation : Stress, weak sounds and drilling T ask CCQs again to make sure everyone have understood

Language Practice (5-10 minutes) • To provide controlled oral focused on using the language accurately and productively

In two groups, One group will talk and write about things they can do in turkey and the other group will have things needn't do in Turkey After Ss finish they will write stick the A3 papers with their answers on the wall and switch to check the other group's answers. After that, Ss will have a WC feedback T will do error correction at the end if it's needed .

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