The present simple "there is/are"
To provide clarification, review and practice of The present simple "There is/are" in the context of Household furniture
- To practise pronunciation of rhyming word.
- To practise the vocabulary of household furniture
Procedure (30-50 minutes)
Students look at the picture and try to name the items they see in the living-room Drill when appropriate
Starter task: Divide the students into 2 groups and give each group word cards containing the words in the exercise Give examples They'll have to make put the words of items we find in the living room, the kitchen or both. They check their answers with the other group. Do a magazine rush: students flick through magazines to find the picture a asked them for
Describing the picture of Susie's flat Drilling sentences to describe what's in the living room Let the students describe the picture orally
Ex 2 listening: Demonstrate the task very carefully: do the first one as an example. Students do the exercise individually then they check in pairs. Answer key on the smart board.
Demonstrate some examples from the exercise: cushions, curtains Help them by using finger counting Demonstrate the activity with students Students practise ask each other questions using the words of the activity
Elicit the positive, negative, plural, singular and question form from the students.
Ask students to describe each other's living room using 'there is' and 'there are'