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TP3: Prepositions and household furniture
Elementary level


In this lesson, ss will get to practice their speaking and listening skills to locate household furniture.


Abc Answer Key
Abc Audio tarck
Abc Music
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Naming and locating items.
Abc Speaking activity
Abc Picture description

Main Aims

  • To practice prepositions and question forms in the context of describing livingrooms.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To revise household furniture vocabulary.
  • To practice the use of there is / there are .


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

Greeting the ss and generate their interest in the topic.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss look at the the box placed on the table. Books are taken out of the box and placed in again. Get the ss to write the prepositions on the board. I will place one item under the table as a demonstration. Ask ss to place different objects in different places. The ss will work in pairs to talk about these objects.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

To clarify and practice prepositions and questions forms. The teacher gives the first example. Then ss are asked to look at the picture on page 37 and work in pairs. Pairs are to be changed for more practice.

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

Ss will be asked to fill-in task 4 (page 37) using cards. They will, then, go to the door and check the answer key.

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

Ss will look at the picture very carefully. Then, I will play a track with the description of the picture. Ss will have to say stop when they hear a mistake (there are five mistakes). Ss will practice "there is/ there isn't" and "there are/there aren't". Ss will, then, be asked to describe different objects in the classroom using prepositions of place and asking questions to test each other.

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