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Spelling Lesson,Present Simple `be`, Writing names, emails. short sentences.
Pre elementary A2 level


In this lesson,SS will learn how to spell names and email addresses through basic controlled listening activities, will learn the correct pronunciation of letters, will practice the affirmative and negative the simple present `be` by filling in the gaps exercises, and will learn to write short sentences giving brief information about them by completing sentences, next, after aims are achieved will practice to spell and to use `be` in present form with a role play.


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Main Aims

  • To provide controlled practice to help SS learn how to pronounce letters and how to speak about themselves by using am\is\are and negative forms am not\isn`t\ aren`t , to get the students write some general information on their life by completing basic sentences such as; My name`s, I`m from, I`m a, I go to.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice and clarification to SS on spelling names and emails.


Stage 1 (5-6 minutes) • Warming Up

- Point yourself with a paper made finger and say your name. - Get ss repeat your name. - Show your name on the smart board. - Model the spelling. - Project the question on the board and with a picture finger point the question "How do you spell this name?". - Point a name on the powerpoint. Make sure it is an Anglophone name. - Model the spelling. - Get the whole class repeat it. - Make some individual drilling. - Show some new names on the powerpoint. - Pick a student by pointing him/her with the picture finger. - Get him to spell the name loudly. - Pass the finger to the student. - Want him/her to point a classmate with the finger. - Show another name on the powerpoint. - Nominate a student and get him to spell it. - Go on with the exercise with a few more SS.

Stage 2 (7-9 minutes) • To practice spelling names and emails.

- Hand out to students a copy of practice 4 (page 9). - Get SS sit in pairs. - Get SS to look at the names and try to guess what they could be. - Tell the SS to pay attention and play the track 1.10. - Nominate individuals to spell the names correctly. - Write and spell my email address. - Tell the students how "@" and "." are pronounced. (at and dot) - Get the SS sit in groups. (Great/ Wonderful/ Beautiful) - Play the track 1.10. - Give students some time to write down the missing emails and help each other. - Drill and ask them to spell the emails. - Project some other emails on the boards and drill individually. - Get the students write down their emails and spell to their partners. - Teacher monitors and gives feedback.

Stage 3 (9-12 minutes) • To get SS to learn and practice present form "be"

- Review and elicit on the board the affirmative and negative forms of present simple "be" - Use cards to show "am/is/are, am not/isn't/aren't" - Drill for pronunciation and subject verb unity. Do we say "amn't" or "am not"?, Do we say "I are" or "I am"? - Remind the students of "subject+ verb+object" order. - Have ss sit in groups. - Hand out practice 5 and project it on the smart board. - Give SS some time to read the sentences - Get SS to complete the sentences about them in groups. - Monitor.

Stage 3 Feedback (2-3 minutes) • To give feedback.

- Give feedback to SS, check for answer. A few students may not participate in the group completely, encourage SS and get their classmates help them.

Stage 4 (7-8 minutes) • To practice and create sentences with "am/is/are" and negative forms

- Model the game with a volunteer student. - Get the students make groups. - Turn on a classical music. - Pass each student some cards of jumbled sentences. - Have SS tell each other the full sentences. - Monitor - Get SS stick the completed sentences on the board. - Give one point for each right answer of the groups.

Stage 4 Feedback (2-4 minutes) • To check for the accuracy of the sentences.

- Monitor and give feedback. - T drills and check the answers.

STAGE 5 (9-12 minutes) • To practice writing and speaking about students' lives.

- Project the exercise on powerpoint. -Hand out practice 6 to all students. - T models for own true and false examples. - T elicits whether SS believes or not. - Get SS complete the sentences individually and check in pairs. - Turn on some dynamic music - Stick the completed versions on the board. - Other students go up to the board and comment, compare and correct. - Monitor SS.

Stage 5 Feedback • To check the accuracy of speaking and writing

- Monitor and give feedback. - T takes notes and correct any mistakes. - T trıes to encourage the SS for participation.

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