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Saeid Rezaei 3rd TP
beginner level


In this lesson students will practice vocabulary and learn about "in, at, on" and how to use them with days of the week, time and different times of the day. They will also practice speaking with the aim of getting fluent in talking about their daily and weekly schedule and where they are during different times of the day


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of prepositions of time "in, at, on" in the context of saying when they are free and make arrangements

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice for days of the week To provide fluency speaking practice in an arranging to meet people


Stage 1(Lead in) (5-7 minutes) • To set the context for the vocabulary lesson with a short story followed by a short speaking activity

- I will start by a story about how I wanted to hang out with my friends but I had such a busy schedule and will name different days of the week and will write them on the board - We will do some choral repetition to learn the correct pronunciation of each word - I will put the students in pairs and will ask them to answer the questions "what day is today?" What day is tomorrow?"

stage 2(Practicing days of the week) (6-9 minutes) • To practice the spelling of days of the week

- The recording will be played and they will write days of the week activity b - They will check the correct spellings in pairs before a whole class feedback - Activity c will be assigned - Pair check and WC FB

Stage 3(Presenting vocabulary) (15-18 minutes) • To teach them which preposition of time to use with different expressions

- I will write AT/ IN/ ON on the WB and will explain that they will have to pick one for each of the handouts - The first one will be with ON - They choose it and check and read it to each other in pairs - I will explain them one by one, divide the board into 3 columns and write examples of each under each prepositions - The same process will be repeated with two other paragraphs

Stage 4 (Practicing vocabulary) (5-8 minutes) • To make sure they understood prepositions of time

- A handout will be given out with fill in the gaps activity this time they have to use what they learned and the board to use the correct prepositions - The answers will be checked in pairs - WC FB

Stage 5 (if time: Board rush) (7-9 minutes) • To practice the prepositions in a fun activity and help them fixate the knowledge the just gained

- I will write the expressions in 3a and 3b form the course book along with some other words on the board - I will put the Ss in two groups - I will say a preposition and they will have to find and expression which has to be followed by that and write the prepositions next to it - Then the next student from each group will continue the activity

Stage 6 (freer practice) (7-9 minutes) • To use the prepositions of time and produce language in th context of " when are you free?"

- I will give them the instructions and as an example I will play recording 57 and write some of the sentences on the board as model sentences for the students to use... - The handouts will be distributed and they will do the activity in pairs -WH FB

Stage 7(Personalization) (10-15 minutes) • To produce the language learned in a personalized context

- I will give them templates of schedules and will ask them to write some pieces of information about what they do and when they are free throughout the week. - I have them mingle and find people who they can meet during the week. Finding them using sentences similar to the ones in the previous activity - Whole class feedback

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