Muhammad Almuallim Muhammad Almuallim

Beginner level


In this lesson, students will practice Yes/No questions using (can) for ability and permission.


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Main Aims

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

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and practice of language used for describing activities in the context


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

T will ask Ss ''What can you do?'' flowing up the previous lesson with the same context on the WB.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks.

T requests two volunteers A & B to have a conversation using : A: Can you speak Arabic? B: Yes, I can. Can you? A: No I can't --- B: Can you make Turkish coffee? A: No, I can. Can you? B, Yes, I can. --- A: Can you dance? B: Yes, I can. Can you? A: No, I can't --- B: Can you cook? A: No, I can't.Can you? B: Yes, I can. --- A: Can you drive a car? B: Yes, I can. Can you? A: No, I can;t T models Ss drill

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T highlights and form with he, she, we and I : Can you speak Arabic? Can you make Turkish coffee? Can you dance? Can you cook? Can you drive? Ss form questions with different subject pronouns :

Productive Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T will hand the Ss some words to form a conversation and practice: S1 Can you ..............? -S2 Yes I can. Can you? Ss form a conversation with each other -speak Arabic -make Turkish coffee -dance -cook -drive

Feedback and Error Correction (5-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T monitors which the task, take notes for correction and FB in the end. T elicits correction from Ss

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