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TP 2b
Elementary level


In this lesson, SS will be engaged in S focused vocabulary building exercises, receptive skill development by reading for the gist and specific information related to the stories of two people where they describe their travelling experiences, and then after aims are completed, work on productive skills with a conversation about travelling to contextualize the vocabulary.


Abc Face2face elementary student's book, visual aids, wordsearch worksheets

Main Aims

  • To provide specific information and detailed reading practice from a text that includes vocabulary and phrases such as "enter a competition, win a prize, a castle, a queue, a receptionist" in the context of travelling

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travelling


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Set the context by asking SS if they have ever entered a competition. Ask them which competitions they know.

Highlighting (5-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Use visual aids and repeat the target vocabulary. Contextualize it by giving CCQs: -Did you win a prize? -What prize did you win? etc

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

I show adjective flashcards. SS do the choral drilling. SS match the words to the pictures. Then they do a word search puzzle. After that, they categorize the adjectives and give examples of them in phrases.

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

SS look at the title of the article. Then they read the first paragraph. I ask CCQs about it.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

I divide the class into groups A and B. I get As to read about Bruce and Bs about Sally. Then get SS to ask and answer the questions for this text with each other.

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

Get SS to talk about their traveling experience. Lead them with the written questions on the board: -Where did you go? -What did you do? -What did you like there? etc. SS work in pairs

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