Describe living rooms and household furniture - Practise the present simple ' There is/are'
Elementary A2 level
To practise the Present Simple 'There is / are ' and question forms in the context of describing living rooms .
Revise household furniture vocabulary .
Start with a picture of a messy living room and see how many items of furniture the class can name . Ss practise the Present simple with ' There is / are' and question forms . Check for pronunciation accuracy .
- Do a magazine rush as a mini controlled practice . -Ask Ss " Show me a picture of a cooker " for instance . The Ss have to flick through the magazine quickly to find it .
-Elicit sentences with 'there is/ are' by finger counting . -Drill with the contractions so that Ss speak more naturally .
-Demonstrate the first listening sentence as an example and ask Ss to complete the rest. -Complete the grammar spot and finish it in pairs . -Provide Ss with an answer key . - Ss ask and answer questions about Suzie's living room items .
Elicit the positive , negative , plural singular and the question forms from the class Round up activity : ask the students to decribe the classroom and ask questions about each other's living rooms