Hadi Roshanzadeh Hadi Roshanzadeh

Tp 6
Beginner level


In this lesson, the students learn "there is, there are and can (modal verb)" through guided discovery which is contextualized in a listening. At the end, I have included a controlled and free practice for the students in order to practice the target language and use it productively.


Vfyrgvrnmmahbtlgv3qf ho1 HO1
9klspkzhqc2m0w3r9elt ho2 HO2

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of There is, There are and can in the context of transportation

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about transportation


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

-T shows the ss pictures of different forms of transport by projector. -T asks ss that which of them they use in Turkey? -Ss talk PW -Ss give feedback to T -T elicits the word underground or the other unknown words from the ss.

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

-T asks ss to look at the picture of Istanbul and London and tell what the photos show -T gets WC FB -T shows the ss Ho1 and ask them if the sentences are about Istanbul or London -Ss talk in pairs -T gets WC FB -Ss listen to the audio -Ss check PW -T nominates ss to get FB

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-T writes the marker sentences from the last exercise -T also asks some questions from ss to elicit a marker sentence -T writes marker sentences on the board

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

T writes the marker sentences on WB - T asks a few CCQs Do we have one metro or two metros? [one] Do we use is or are? [ is] -T asks a s to make an example -T breaks down the form on WB [+] There + is + a/an + singular noun [+] There + are + plural noun [+] Subj + can + simple form of the verb +…. -T gives drilling and uses bachchaining technique

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T shows ss HO2 -Ss do practice 2b PW -T nominate ss to come to WB and write answer on WB -T gives FB and error-correction

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- ( If time) T writes there is, there are and you can/ I can on WB -T nominates a s to talk about his/her neighborhood with the use of phrases on WB -ss talk PW - T gets WC FB

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

-T shows the names of several districts in Istanbul -T models the practice himself and with one of the ss -T sets 4 groups - T gives instructions - Ss in groups come around the class and make conversation about different places in Istanbul -T monitors the ss and takes notes -T gives FB and uses error-correction

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