Roi Billy Roi Billy

TP 7
Beginner level


Abc HO1
Abc a picture
Abc Find the differences Pictures
Abc WB

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of there is/are in the context of My Place

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a roleplay in the context of My Place
  • To provide review of furniture and places in the context of My Place


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

Talk about the street of the institute, ask students: what do you see when you come here? Elicit some vocabulary. Students talk in pairs about their streets to generate as many vocabulary as you can, and engage students. write the needed vocabulary on the side of the board

Exposure (4-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Talk about your street using there is/are. e.g. there' a bus station, there's a metro station, there are shops everywhere, there is a park, there are old buildings, ... Students try to guess where the place is, in groups

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

Show model sentences there's a metro station there is a park there are shops there are old buildings Elicit the form from students and when to use each Highlight the plural 's' because they don't have it in their L1

Clarification (4-6 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

drill the model sentences, focus on the linking There / ðeə(r)/ There’s / ðeəz / There’s a There are Elicit examples from the students using the classroom objects

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

Chest HO1 Give an example - a church.......there's/there are? -there's a church Put there's/there are in the spaces Monitor for any problems in using singular or plural form. Feedback: Check in pairs then check with a couple of students who have correct answers

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

Put the students in pairs (A&B) A's have a picture, B's have a different picture Don't show the picture to each other Tell each other about the picture and find seven differences - e.g. There are two bridges in my picture. What about you -There's one bridge in my picture.... First pair to finish wins. Do you have the same picture? Will you show the pictures to each other? No Will you speak or write? Speak

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

Write about your street use the vocabulary from HO1 to help use there's/there are tell your partner in a whole class mingle tell each other

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