TP 1, Possessive adjectives
Elementary, A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn how to say email addresses and websites. Then they'll learn and practice possessive adjectives


Abc photo
Abc P 128, Unit 1, Vocabulary
Abc P 126, Unit 1, Vocabulary
Abc P 13, speaking exercise
Abc P 13, grammar ex 2
Abc P 13, 3rd picture
Abc P 13, grammar ex 1
Abc pg 10 ,chart
Abc P 13, ex 2
Abc P 13, ex 1
Abc P 12, ex 3
Abc P 12, ex 2
Abc p 12, ex 1

Main Aims

  • • To introduce and practice possessive adjectives in the context of personal information

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice in listening for detail , To practice saying website and email addresses


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

SHOW few pictures of some websites or their logos (DO YOU KNOW THESE? DO YOU USE THEM? DO YOU LIKE THEM? )

Useful language (4-6 minutes) • To review some useful language in order to get prepared for the next stage

Do a quick dictation of website/email addresses. Sts check in pairs to see if they've got the same answers and then look at the answers on the other side of the paper. ELICIT what these are. (p 12, ex 1) ELICIT the pronunciation of the features. (p12, ex 2). PUT the sts in pairs, decide which one is A and which one is B. GIVE instructions, Give the papers to the sts, sts dictate the email addresses and websites to each other. (p12, ex3)

Exposure - Listening (7-9 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

SHOW pictures from P13 (Hotel reception, hospital admissions desk, school of English), ASK what they are. Sts LISTEN to two conversations, MATCH them to the pictures. CHECK answers in pairs, then WHOLE CLASS FEEDBACK. ( p13, ex 1) SHOW the ex 2 to the sts, ELICIT what kind of information they need to write, sts LISTEN AGAIN, WRITE THE INFORMATION, CHECK in pairs (listen again if necessary) ( p13, ex2) (If there's time) ASK some questions about the conversations, (eg.what's the problem in the second conversation? he's having a baby. )

Clarification - Grammar (2-3 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

PUT the sts in pairs, SHOW the handout, GIVE the instruction, GIVE the handout to the sts. Sts will COMPLETE THE CHART and FILL IN THE BLANKS using possessive adjectives. SHOW THE ANSWERS on the board. sts CHECK THEIR ANSWERS.

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

Sts REWRITE the sentences with their partners. (eg. I'm Lucy. My name's Lucy.) ( p 13, ex 1) early finishers CHECK WITH OTHER PAIRS, then they report back to the class.

Consolidation (8-10 minutes) • To review the new material and reinforce learning

Sts look at the picture of the language school(P 13), ASK them who they might talk to on their first day there? ELICIT RECEPTIONIST, if necessary. Sts UNDERLINE THE CORRECT OPTION ( p 13, ex 2) , CHECK WITH PAIRS, REPORT BACK TO THE CLASS.

Semi-controlled practice - Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the target language

WRITE some example answers on the board. ELICIT THE QUESTIONS. (A telephone number, a name...) Sts look at the prompts ( p 13, speaking ex). Teacher asks what other questions they can use. (like favorite movie, instagram...) MINGLE and COLLECT INFORMATION from as many sts as possible.

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