Sevde Sevde

TP3: Houses
Elementary level


In this lesson, Ss will learn the affirmative, negative, and question and short answers for "there is/are". Ss will be given some part of the previous listening task and will have a look at the sentences in bold/underlined. Ss will then do a guided discovery tasks and complete ex 1-5. Ss will be checked for pronunciation, intonation, stress and form. Class will end with a mingle activity.


Main Aims

  • To clarify and practice forming affirmative, negative, question and short answers using "there is/are"

Subsidiary Aims

  • Practice grammar points through speaking


Stage 1 (3-4 minutes) • Lead-in

. Ss will be asked to give some information about the White House that they could recall from the listening task . Ss will be presented with the written form of the text and asked to identify questions and their answers

Stage 2 (3-4 minutes) • for Ss to recognize the affirmative/negative form of "there is/are"

. Ss will recieve a paper with some sentences about the White House and are expected to match these sentences with the correct picture .Ss will then have to circle the correct option to complete the RULE and the equation to complete the FORM of the sentences (negative and affirmative) . Answers will be checked in groups to later be checked as WC

Stage 3 (7-8 minutes) • to practice the affirmative/negative forms

. Ss will be given a paper with to exercise 1 to complete . Pair check and the WCF . Demonstrate contractions using fingers and repetition

Stage 4 (3-4 minutes) • for Ss to recognize the question and short answer of "there is/are"

. Ss will be given 4 minutes to answer 4 questions and state the rule and the form to "Is/are there" questions . Pair check and then WCF

Stage 5 (5-6 minutes) • to practice the question and short answers of "is/are there"

. Ss will be given a hand out with a table that will help them form questions for the "is/are there" form . Ss will do this exercise in pairs for 4 minutes . Ss will be asked for some examples of the questions they have formed . Intonation will be emphasized along with repetition

Stage 6 (4-5 minutes) • recognize the "how many.." form

. Ss will be given another HO to recognize the "How many.." question form and its rule . Pair check followed by WCF

Stage 7 (5-6 minutes) • Practice forming questions using "how many"

. Ss will be given 5 sentences to form a question using "how many" . Answers pair checked and then WCF

Stage 8 (5-6 minutes) • Speaking

. Ss will do a mingle activity asking each other questions from the previous exercise (3) . Some answers will be shared with WC

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