Sanjay Suckoo Sanjay Suckoo

January 9th, 2018 Vocab and Listening
Beginner level


In this lesson, students will learn about immediate family vocabulary MFP. We will do PW, drilling, activities and pictures to give an understanding of the words.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Family vocabulary

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen and understand family vocabulary


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

Show a video clip of the simpsons family and have students write adjectives describing the clip

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

- Show my family picture with names attached, try to elicit all relevant word through pointing and gestures mother father sister brother son daughter wife husband parents children - After elicited, drill pronunciation with each word and write on WB

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to compare new vocabulary

- Have students work in pairs to complete chart from exercise 2, identifying gender and usage of family terms - Provide feedback by giving answer key and allowing students to check work

Grammar Rule (3 minutes) • To briefly explain possessive's for understanding of family relationships

- Read and explain grammar rule - We use a name or a noun for a person + 's for the possessive.

Listen to family tree (6-8 minutes) • To allow students to listen and use new vocabulary

- I will repeat the created listening exercise from handout 2. Students will work individually to fill in blanks and then work in pairs to check answers

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

- Change pairs by counting off in numbers - Give picture of simpsons family. Have students work in pairs and ask questions about the relationships to one another in the family. - The first part is to circle correct word from handout - The second part is to discuss questions pertaining to the picture. - Demonstrate between class and students by asking questions about the picture and having them answer. Students will work in pairs. - Is this Homer's son? - Is Lisa Homer's daughter?

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