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Feeling good: the language of description.
Elementary level


In this lesson ss will practice describing a scene and reviewing the present continuous. They will notice language in a song.


Abc Gap-fill handouts
Abc board
Abc Gap-fill handouts

Main Aims

  • To provide
  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practised the language of description and answering open questions about themselves.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise listening for gist and specific information.


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

Focus ss' attention on pictures, try to elicit as many words from them as possible. " fields" , "hills", "clouds", "rainbow"

Exposure to target language. (5-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a matching task.

Test their background knowledge with a matching task. Explain that ss will match words that go together. Prepare students to listen to the song and complete the gaps.

Focus on TL (10-12 minutes) • To draw students'attention to the target language.

Ask ss to listen and complete. Listen and demo. Clarify the new lexis with the help of visuals and focus on form and pronunciation. To provide a written record of the target language. CCQs, elicit form and stress and dril. Ss copy the record.

language practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with an opportunity to practise the target language.

Ask students to make a list of the things that theu consider wonderful in the world. Provide an example: when I see stars in the sky. I think to myself: what a wonderful world! when I go home and see my family. I think to myself : what a wonderful world.

Lexical Review (3 minutes) • To review all language taught.

lexical revision game in 2 teams. T. defines lexis Sts shout out target language.

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