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Using there is/are
Beginner A1 level


in this lesson, they are going to learn how to use there is there are for pointing something or somewhere and they are going to learn what are plural and singular nouns and using quantifiers for them.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of There is/are in the context of My home town

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Model city


lead in (2-4 minutes) • to generate interest in the context of the text

1-I will project some pictures about some places and I will ask them to say whether they this in their city or not.but first I will let them t discuss and then I will ask them the question

Reading task (3-5 minutes) • to scan the text and introduce the target language via text

1-I will ask them to read in pairs and underline the words about places in Susan's text and then I will ask questions about the text.ex: is there a theatre in bath? after answering some questions and giving feedback we will go to the next stage

Highlighting target language (3-5 minutes) • to highlight the target language by use of a guiding task

1-I'm going to give them the first handout and they are going to match the pictures with the sentences and then for giving feedback, I will ask three of them to come and match the pictures and sentences on the board.

clarifying target language (10-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning and practice the pronunciation and form of the target language

1-I'm going to write some model sentences on the board and ask some CCQs about them.then they will answer them 2- I'm going to give them models and project the picture of there is/are with the pronunciation and then we are going to repeat them by listening to the cd and then have drilling. 3-I'm going to write the form on the board and give some examples and use the sentences in the lesson to explain it more.I will give them practice 2 and they can practice more on the form

language practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide less controlled or controlled or freer practice of target language

1-I will give them hand out three and then they will discuss the answers with the partners and for giving feedback I will ask them to give me the answers and I will check the answers with the whole class 2- I will give them handout 4 and they are going to do the task in pairs. after that, I will ask them to give me the answers and I will check with them. 3-students are going to write some sentences about a town or city, not their own city and then in 3-4 groups, they are going to talk about their ideas and then for giving feedback I will ask 2 groups to give me sentences

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