Ahmed Adel Ahmed Adel

Beginner level


In this lesson, students will practise speaking about their daily routine


Abc Info-gap Sheet
Abc Daily Routine PPT
Abc Flash Cards
Abc White Board
Abc Realia
Abc Prompt Cards

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of different activities in the context of daily routine

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of language used for describing activities in the context of daily routine


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

Begin by miming the daily routine of a teacher: Wake up - brush teeth - have breakfast - get dressed - take the bus - go to work - teach - get back home - have lunch - go to the gym - have a shower - surf the net - read the newspaper / a book - sleep Ask SS to describe the actions they saw. Elicit as many verbs as possible. Then ask them what that was. Elicit: Daily routine. Show the picture of "daily routine" on the screen.

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Show the character "Ahmed" on the board. Move the slides showing his daily routine. Elicit each action from SS. Use the first person when drilling the verb: "baghsel senani", "balbes", etc. Drill each action well.

Highlighting (3-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Recap on all the actions, but now ask SS to say the full sentence: "ana basحa", "ana baghsel senani" etc.

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Highlight the form in red on the board: ana basحa. / ana barooح esh-shoghl ... etc Give the character a new name: "Bakkar". Elicit: "howwa beyesحa" etc. from the SS. Highlight the form in red on the board. Drill. Highlight the feminine form on the board.

Controlled Practice (6-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Divide SS into pairs using colour codes. Give SS "A" the info gap sheet for "A" and SS "B" the one for "B". Demo with the SS. SS should ask and answer questions using "howwa" and "heyya".

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