Ulviye Koyuncu Ulviye Koyuncu

Teaching Practice 4
Elementary level


In this lesson, Students are going to learn how to use indefinite articles(a/an) and some&any in the context of my first flat


Abc Straightforward Elementary SsBk Grammar ex Page 37
Abc Straightforward Elementary SsBk Speaking Ex. Page 132-136
Abc Straightforward Elementary Extra activities
Abc Pictures
Abc Projector
Abc White Board

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of indefinite articles and some/any in the context of my first flat

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a pair work or group work in the context of indefinite articles and some/any
  • To provide practice of furniture words in the context of my first flat


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

- Show students the picture in the book - Ask them what they see in the picture - Write them on the board.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- Tell the students to read the text from the previous lesson again. - Ask them to underline "a" "an" "some" "any" and the nouns after them. - Then write "a" "an" "some" and "any" on the board and ask them what comes after them

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- On the board, reflect the sentences that students found in the text and ask them questions about them: Ex: We have an extra lamp at home - What comes after "an"? noun / Is the noun singular? yes / Does the noun start with a vowel? yes - Give the students grammar diagram to clarify the meaning.

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

- Show them some pictures - Ask them some questions to elicit the correct answers: Ex: Is there a cooker in the kitchen? Are there any chairs in the living room? - Whole class feedback - Give the students the HOs and show them the first reflected picture again - Do the first exercise to model the activity, then ask them to fill in the blanks with "a" "an" "some" and "any" - Monitor during the activity. - Put them in pairs and ask them to check their answers with their pairs. - Give them the answer key. - Ask them to look around in the classroom and write down five things that they see - Reflect the second grammar exercise and ask them to make true sentence about our classroom. Ex: There are some students in the classroom There is a door in the classroom.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- Put the students in pairs - Tell them there is going to be Student A and Student B - Give Student A the picture on the page 132 and Student B the page 136 - They will ask questions about their partner's pictures and try to find the differences between two pictures - After the activity chose a pair and ask them to tell the differences. - Again, as an extra activity, put the students in different pairs this time and tell them there is going to be Student A and Student B again. - Students take turns to talk about their picture to their partner. Students make notes of the differences. - When they have finished, they should go through their findings with each other. - Check the answers with the rest of the class.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- Tell the students that, in the same pair, they are going to talk about their room in turns. - Give them a few mins and monitor during the activity. - After that, choose one student and ask him/her to talk about their partner's room.

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