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Beginner level


In this lesson students have a reading passage about Istanbul and learn some new vocabulary related to the reading like different places such as a church, a hotel etc


Abc reading text, True/false, Fill in the blanks

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Email to a friend in the context of Talking about places in Istanbul

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of Opposite adjectives in the context of places


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will show them some pictures of different places like hotels,mosque,museum etc and teach them their names

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

I will teach some words that might be difficult for them to understand.Then I will show them the picture of the text at first and ask them where is it? also I will where do you think are the couple in picture are from.After that I will read the text out loud.

Highlighting (3-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

I will give them task 5 and explain what they need to do.They need to check if the sentences are correct and if not, they have to correct it.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

I will review the grammar and the pronunciation quickly. Then I will give them task 6 and ask them to fill in the blanks. After that we will listen to task 7 which is pronunciation part and they have to repeat after the CD

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

I will give them task 8 and ask them to listen to the CD and fill in the blanks

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

I will give them task 10 in which they will have to choose the correct option.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

I will give my city as an example and use some simple sentences like it is big or beautiful etc and then I give them some time to write about their own city.I will read some of them as an example

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