Muhammad Nour Kaseer Muhammad Nour Kaseer

How old is it
Beginners level


In this lesson students learn about numbers and how to ask and answer how old people and things are


Abc WB1
Abc A recorder
Abc Markers

Main Aims

  • Functional langauge for asking/answering about ages, numbers 21- 100

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide
  • Listening, speaking


Warmer (3-5 minutes) • To introduce students to numbers and how old things are

The teacher writes names of some famous people (Turkish actors for instance) and things ( computers, world cup) and write the matching numbers randomly and ask the students to match between the things and numbers in pairs

Connecting numbers with spelling (5-7 minutes) • To check Ss know how to spell

Based on the warmer, the teachers erases the actors' names and write the word form of the numbers randomly divided into two columns and put students into two groups that each one has to do the matching first to win a game. The teacher may add more numbers to the actors ages if necessary.

Listening 1 (5-7 minutes) • learning numbers 21-101

The teacher plays a listening track. Ss listen to numbers from 20 then in pairs they try to match the numbers with the words. after checking their work they listen again and repeat

Writing (6-8 minutes) • To practice numbers in written form

The teacher instructs students to work in pairs. One of the students dictates a number and his partner writes it down then they reverse roles.

Listening (5-10 minutes) • Pronunciation

The teachers plays a listening track so the students can listen to numbers that could easily be mixed up together. The teacher exaggerates to highlight the long -teen sound and the first syllable in the numbers that end with shorter -ty. The teacher get some of the students to practice that by giving example in front of the class or to each other

Listening (7-10 minutes)

In this listening, the students hear four conversation in different situations. The teacher asks the students to look at pictures as and elicit as much information as he can from them. The teacher plays the listening track and ask students to match conversations to pictures. Students check their answers in pairs.

Listening (5-8 minutes)

The teacher asks the students to fill the spaces that depend on the previous listening track. He gets the students to do the task in pairs then replay the track again to let students check their answers

Reading and Speaking (2-4 minutes) • Students practicing saying numbers

The Teacher asks students to read the sentences silently then provide him with more examples. He may read the first one as example

Listening (4-6 minutes) • To help the students tell the difference between people and things in terms of the language

The teacher asks the students to look at the pictures on page 33 and tell the difference, he tries to get as many answers as he can. If it's still vague for the students the teacher may try to give an example about what's the difference between people and things.

wrapping up -Listening (1-3 minutes)

The teachers reminds the students of the numbers and ages and what's the difference between things and people and ends up by the students listening and repeating the sentences

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