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Everyday conversations
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn about everyday conversation through examples given by the teacher like 'Hello. How are you', they will be able to response if someone asks about their mood. The students will be asked to give some examples concerning everyday conversation and then they will be provided with more examples and illustrations.


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Main Aims

  • The main aim of this activity is to show and teach students how to greet someone.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information about how to greet people.


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

I will give students some short phrases to guess what they stand for. Maybe I will use the body language to see if they can come up with short sentences regarding greetings. I will also elicit reaction to a certain greeting. -I will ask studentsto look at the picture and guess what these two people are doing? -What is the first thing you say to your friend when you meet him? -When you want to sleep what do you say to your parents? -When you wake up what do you say?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a conversation or phrases

-Give students short phrases concerning greetings -I will use many expressions regarding greetings.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Show students a picture of greetings and ask them to guess what is it. -Help them with a clue if they can not recognize what the picture stands for.

Clarification (2-3 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-I will provide students with the needed examples to understand what is the activity about. -Explain greetings' meaning. -Help students to pronounce the phrases correctly.

Controlled Practice (3-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-Divide students into groups. -Ask students to listen to the conversation and complete the activity in the Student's Book. -Ask students to check each other's answers.

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

-Ask students to work in pairs and make a conversation. -Ask students to come to the floor and act out the conversation.

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Give students an extra exercise for more practicing.

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