Benjamin Burger Benjamin Burger

Free Time With Friends
Elementary level


In this lesson students will learn about typical "free time" with friends vocabulary. Students will discuss what they do alone and what they do with friends, Students will do a brief pre reading activity followed by a listening acitivity about the difference between what men and women talk about and their feelings towards their friends.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce Ss to and practice Typical free time vocabulary in the context of friends.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Ss an opportunity to listen gist information and specific, detailed information. To give Ss speaking practice and a chance to practice the simple present.


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

TT A brief introduction and learnıng students names. SS will be shown a pictures and will try to guess the topic of the lesson . Ss will then students will discuss in groups what they do with in their free time. 2 minutes SS will report back what they learned from their group.

Exposure (10-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through images.

Ss will shown a ppt about typical free time vocabulay. ss will practice vocabulay by drilling asking and asnwering questions about the topic.

handout (5-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

students will then given a handout where they match vocabulary to the pictures (ex.1 page 24) ss will peer check their answers. Teacher will double check answers on the board.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • Have students practice target language through discussion

Teacher will check students meaning of the word alone with images. Then students will discuss in pairs the questions on page 24 ex 2 and then ss will tell their partners answers to the class.

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

Listening Ex 1 page 24 Pre -listening Ss will read a short text before listening to the activity. 3 minutes teacher will ask questions about the text. 2 minutes Ss will then listen to a conversation and tick the words they hear in a the table. Ss will peer check answers.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • listening to free time vocabulary context friends

page 25 ex 3 listening Ss will listen to the activity again and tick if the sentences are about men or women. SS will then discuss in groups 5 things men usually do and 5 things only men usually do. teacher will elicit answers from students.

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