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Vocabulary Lesson on shops and services
Elementary level


In this lesson students will learn meaning and pronunciation of shops and services that the shops provide through test-teach-test. The lesson will be followed by speaking for fluency and accuracy practice that ss will be talking about their previous shopping experience using the target vocabulary.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of shops vocabulary in the context of shops and services

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of shops


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T starts a chat with ss talking about shopping and ss' favorite shops to set the context.

Test #1 (6-7 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

-T gives ss a Ho for the first test . Ss work individually and do the matching task. T monitors ss to get the mistakes ss make. -T asks ss to swap their papers and give the AK. Ss check each other answers and get their result. -t asks about the mistakes ss have had.

Teach (13-15 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

- T gives ss a handout for teaching stage. Ss work in pairs and discuss the answers of the questions about shops and write answers of the questions and work on the meaning. T gets W/C FB. CCQs will be asked through a HO 1-Where do you go to post letters? (post office) 2-Can you buy sausages and other meat in a baker’s? Where can you buy sausages and meat? (no/ butcher’s) 3-If you need bread and cakes, where should you go? (baker’s) 4-Do you go to an optician to rent a flat? Where do you go to rent a house? ( estate agent’s) 5-Where do you go to get a present for your friend? (gift shop) 6-Do you have a haircut at a pharmacy? Where do you go to have a haircut? (No/ hairdresser’s) 7-Where do you buy shoes and boots? (shoe shop) 8- Can you buy clothes in a dry-cleaner’s? Where do you go to buy jeans, T-shirts and jackets? (No/ clothes shop) 9-Where do you go to buy books? (bookshop) 10- Can you buy glasses a in a baker’s? Where do you buy glasses and sunglasses? (No / optician’s) 11-Where do you buy toothpaste and medicine? (pharmacy) 12-Do you take your clothes to a clothes shop when they are dirty? Where do you take your dirty clothes? (No/ dry-cleaner’s) - T drills the target vocabulary chorally and individually and writes the words on the WB, focuses on word stress and the sounds that ss may have difficulty pronouncing. During individual drill if there's pronunciation error, T prompts ss to correct themselves. Clothes shop /kləʊðz ʃɒp / hairdresser’s /ˈheəˌdres.ərz/ Butcher’s /ˈbʊtʃ.ərz/ estate agent’s /ɪsˈteɪt ˈeɪʤənts/ Baker’s /’beɪkəz/ gift shop /ˈɡɪft ˌʃɒp/ Dry cleaner’s /ˌdraɪˈkliː.nəz/ bookshop/ˈbʊk.ʃɒp/ Pharmacy /ˈfɑː.mə.si/ post office /ˈpəʊst ˌɒf.ɪs/ Shoe shop / ‘ʃuː ʃɒp / optician’s /ɒpˈtɪʃənz/

Test #2 (7-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

-T gives ss a handout for the second test to check if ss have learnt the target vocabulary. Ss work individually and do the gap filling activity. -Ss then, discuss their answers in pairs. T gets W/C FB. -T asks ss if they have realized any errors and firstly,asks them to correct then provides correction.

Free practice (11-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-T groups ss as As and Bs and asks them to sit together, then gives the groups incomplete puzzles.Ss work together in their gruop to check if they know the meanings of all the words in their puzzle. -T then pairs ss so that there will be an A and B in each pair and reminds them they are not allowed to look at each other's puzzle.Ss take turns andgive clues for the words that appear on their half of the crossword. The other s must guess and complete his/her puzzle. Ss are not allowed to give letters as clues but can tell if the answer is one or two words. -T asks ss to work in pairs and gives ss discussion questions. Ss take turns and as and answer the questions about the last time they have visited one of the shops they have learnt and what they bought.

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