Davoud Malekizadeh Davoud Malekizadeh

A1 level


In this lesson, students learn the Grammar of can/can't, to use in the positive and negative sentences.


Abc Pictures from google.com
Abc audio file from course book
Abc HOs
Abc HOs and projecting picture from course book
Abc HOs and projecting some pictures from google
Abc picture projection

Main Aims

  • Can/Can't

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a making sentences in the context of activities


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

Teacher projects some pictures of activities and talks about the activities that he can do or he can't do. then asks Students to talk about them in pairs.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- Teacher gives hand outs from the course book and asks Students to read it from the course book -Teacher projects some pictures and describes them to students.

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- Teacher clarifies the meaning by explanation and gestures and visuals. - Then he asks CCQs. - Is it difficult for him to play football? No -Does he know how to play football? Yes -is he he able to football? Yes -Is swimming difficult for him? Yes -Does he know how to swim? No -Is he a swimmer? No - Teacher writes the form on the board - Teacher project a part of the course book and explains conjugation on the board. -Teacher explains that we use can for offers (Can I help you?), and requests( Can you give me the book? Can I have the bill please?) - Teacher gives another HO to the students - Students listen to cd and teacher asks them to pay attention to CAN and CAN'T

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

- Teacher gives HOs to the Students. - teacher asks students to stand up and find six people and write their names next to the activity that they can do.. Then teacher asks them them to read them to their friends. Teacher asks some sentences from 2 or three Students.

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

-Teacher gives HOs to the students. - Teacher asks students to write 3 true sentences and 3 false sentences about themselves. - Teacher asks Students to work in pairs and read their sentences to their partners and guess it is true or false -Teacher ask some students to read their answers to the class as WCFB feedback.

Error correction (3-5 minutes) • to help them learn the correct form of target language

-Teacher will help the students with their problems and will help them use the corect form by using examples and clarifying on the board.

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