There is/ There are
Beginner A1 level
To provide clarification of There is/ There are in the context of city /town
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of city
Procedure (41-56 minutes)
Teacher explain there is/ there are using pictures and sticking them to board. Present on the board main rule when to use a/an some and a lot of using ex 4 a
Pair work: Students do ex 5a filling gaps with `s or are. After the techer play recording. Students listen and check their answers. Check answers with the class. Practice pronunciation: play recording again. Students listen and notice how we say there is and there are. Play recording pausing after each sentence for students to repeat chorally and individually.
Students do exercise 6a choosing the correct words. Checking with a key answer from the teacher.
Speaking: Students gets from the teacher note with a hint f.e. Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame Cathedral, Louvre Museum and need to describe to others (using there is and there are). Rest of the class need to guess name of the city. Pair work: put students into pairs. Students take turns to tell to partner about their hometown. Teacher is all the time monitoring and making notes about students errors and mistakes.
Teacher gives feedback about students errors.