Salah Mhamdi Salah Mhamdi

Lesson Plan TP3
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, students will learn how to use the determiners "some" and "any". First, they will ask and answer questions about items in a kitchen. Then, they'll listen to and complete a conversation between Suzie and Matt. Later, there's controlled practice to check the students' understanding of the use of "some" and "any". After that, they should ask and answer questions about things in the classroom using "this", "that", "these", and "those".

Materials

Abc Students' bags
Abc Listening passage
Abc New Headway Elementary Student's Book
Abc Answer key
Abc paper clips
Abc Realia

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practised the present simple tense with "some", "any", "this" and "that" in the context of describing rooms.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise listening for gist and revise "there is/are", and prepositions of place.

Procedure

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

The teacher shows real kitchen objects (forks, spoons and knives) to students and ensures that they learn their names.

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

- The teacher shows the students a picture. - The teacher demos with the students asking questions and providing answers about objects in the kitchen using the simple present tense, the preposition of place and "there is" and "there are". - Students ask each other questions and give answers about the objects in the kitchen.

Listening (7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- The teacher asks the students to listen to a conversation between Suzie and Matt and write the missing words. - The teacher demonstrates the activity.

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

- The teacher shows realia (cups, forks, spoons, knives, etc.) on two tables and forms sentences (questions and answers) using "some" and "any". - The teacher demonstrates the activity several times. - Students forms sentences using realia. - Then the teacher asks students to look at four pictures and complete the sentences with the determiners "this", "that", these" or "those". - The teacher demonstrates the first sentence and asks the students to complete the remaining three sentences with the right determiners.

Controlled Practice: Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To check students' understanding of the usages of "some" and "any"

- The teacher hands students 12 paper clips: six clips containing each a gapped sentence, three ones featuring "some" and three others featuring "any" and groups the students in pairs. - The teacher asks the pairs of students to read the sentences and put "some" or "any" in the gaps and demonstrates with the students the first and second sentences. - The teacher asks the students to do the same with the remaining sentences.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To check and foster students; ability to use "this", "that", "these" and "those"

- The teacher asks the students to talk about things in the classroom (whiteboard, computer, desks, door, windows, pens, etc. using the determiners "this", "that", "these" and "those". - The teacher demonstrates the activity with the students and asks other students to do it in pairs.

Free Practice (6 minutes) • The students practise using determiners in a freer context

- The teacher asks students to look in their bags and ask and answer questions about their bags with a partner. - He demonstrates the Q & A activity with two pairs of students. Then, he asks the pairs of students to perform the Q & A activity.

Flexi Stage: Listening (5 minutes) • To listen for specific information about objects

- The teacher asks the students to listen to Yoshi Ishigawa who is on business in New York. He describes what's in his briefcase. - Students tick the things in it. - The teacher hands out to the students the key answer.

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