Dena Moanes Dena Moanes

Looking good
elementary level


In this lesson students will learn about describing people and their looking through new guided vocabulary.


Abc matching handouts
Abc famous people pictures
Abc vocabulary flash cards
Abc a ball

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of describing people in the context of Looking good

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice describing people in the context of Looking good.


Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1-Ask students who is your favorite actor or actress ? Why ? 2-Show them a picture of a famous actress ( Ghada Adel ) .. I tell them most people say i look like her and talk about that preparing for the next question. 3-Did any one tell you that you look like any of the famous people and how ? 4-I let them to think about that in a minute. Give them time to tell their partners about that.

Test #1 (5-6 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

1- Prepare matching handouts. 2- Ask ss to look at the pictures and read the sentences. Then they match them together. 3- They check in pairs. 4- They got the feedback on wall.

Teach (8-10 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

1- Prepare pictures for the new language vocabulary. suit - trousers - trainers - pretty - good looking - handsome - curly - wavy- bald- spiky - slim 2- Show on the projector. 3- Elicit the words and the meaning. 4- Drill and highlight the correct pronunciation. 5- Stick words flashcards on board to highlight the correct forms. CCQs: Can we say a pretty man? No Can we say a handsome lady ? No Do we use good looking to describe clothes or faces?

Test #2 (6-8 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

1- Give Instructions and demonstration about the exercise. 2- Show ss some pictures of different people. Each picture will be shown for 10 seconds. 3- Throw a ball to one student asking him to give 4 sentences describing the picture after hiding it. 4- Show the next picture asking the student to throw the ball to another one to describe, and so on.

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1- Ask ss to go around the class looking for each others over look. 2- Group them in pairs. 3- Ask them to write a description of their friend setting in their back. 4- Give time to tell each other about their descriptions 5- collect their writings, randomly give them back. Ask one to tell the others the description and the others guess who is this.

flexi stage • To provide students with more practice

Ask them to choose a famous character and Write notes describing him/her Ask one to stand in front of the class to tell the descriptions Ask the others to try to guess who is he/she

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