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Telling the time
Elementary level


İn this lesson the students will learn to tell the time.


Abc Gap-fill handouts
Abc Gap-fill handouts

Main Aims

  • Telling the time

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading, listening and speaking


Warmer/Lead-in (1-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will make some review of the former lesson and will introduce the topic.

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide material for the target language through flashcards handouts

Show the Ss the flashcards with different names connected with time and let them put the card in order from smallest to biggest. İf there is time let them do WB pp 13 exer.1. if not begin telling the time on the clock.

Highlighting (2-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

I will do exercises about telling the time with using the clock and will introduce TL and clarify the pronunciation. Then I will give HOs, let the class work in group work and get FB.

Clarification (4-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

I will give the students more HOs to practice and will do pronunciation exercises with w/c

Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

I will give the student the HO about the sentence structure that is used while asking the time and let this task do in GW. After FB play a role play in front of the class with a student.

Free Practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

I will give the students the HO with the clock without hands and they have to work on their own. Then each studend has to come to the w/b and show the answer on the clock.

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