Zeynep Arslan Zeynep Arslan

TP2, The Family
Elementary, A2 level


In this lesson, SS describe about family and family members. In the first part, SS will be involved in vocabulary part about family members and focused on family relationship.Then,to develop their receptive skills, the listening part about Joseph Family is listened by the whole class.In the last part, to develop their productive skills, ss talk about their family tree focused on vocabulary about their family members.


Abc New Headway Student's Book
Abc The whiteboard
Abc Pink and blue papers about family members
Abc Two dusters

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of family and family members and detailed listening practice from Joseph's family and provide ss to describe their own family.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of vocabulary including family and family members such as mother,father,daughter,son,etc.


Stage 1 Lead-in (4-7 minutes) • To remember family members such as mother,father,daughter,son,brother,sister,grandmother and grandfather.

-Show ss family power point and focus on some family members such as mother,father,daughter,son,brother,sister,grandmother and grandfather. -Models and drills mother,father,daughter,son,brother,sister,grandmother and grandfather. - Write some sentences on the whiteboard I have a....... My mother's name is .... She is ...... years old. -Ask some students 'What about your family' using with my gestures.

Stage 2 (5-7 minutes) • To define some other family members

-SS work with their partner to complete the diagram. -To compare with male and female members, stick pink and blue papers on the whiteboard - Then gives them feedback and pronounce some vocabulary such as son, daughter,aunt,uncle,nephew,niece. - Turn on a song by Sister Sledge 'We are family'. SS close their eyes and think about their family while listening song for a few minutes. - SS open their eyes and now ss complete blanks with using the vocabulary of family members.

Stage 3 (4-5 minutes) • To analyze family members

-SS complete the sentences from number 1 to 6. -Monitor and give feedback them. -SS work with their partner and complete the sentences from number 7 to 9. - Model and drill cousins, children,parents.

Stage 4 (3-5 minutes) • To remember family members with playing a vocabulary game

- SS make two lines. - Female family members are written on the board such as mother, wife,sister,etc. - When teacher says 'father', two students try to delete 'mother' on the board.

Stage 5 (5-6 minutes) • Listen and focus on Joseph's family tree

-SS listen and complete the names individually. - Give the answers and ask questions about Joseph's family Who's this? How old is he? Who are Nancy and Tom?

Stage 6 (3-5 minutes) • To show family members in family tree

-SS find the pictures of family members that are hidden in the classroom before. -Then ss stick the pictures of family members. -The questions about family members are asked in the classroom when they find them.

Stage 7 (5-8 minutes) • To provide ss to describe their own family

-SS draw their own family tree. -Then ss talk about their family members and check in pairs. -Teacher monitors and gives feedback.

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