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Teaching Practice 1
Elementary level


Abc Coursebook
Abc Slides

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with clarification/review and practice of functional language for asking and answering about prices and times in the context of buying tickets for the cinema.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide Ss practice in listening for specific information and speaking for accuracy and fluency.


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask Ss where they go and what they do in their free time. Elicit some activities, e.g. reading a book, listening to music. Show Ss first picture on PPT and tell that it is your favourite free time activity. Elicit the activity name, which is going to cinema.

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

Go over each picture on PPT. Elicit the words ‘popcorn, screen, start, and buy’. Get Ss to practice and drill. Move on to ex8a. Get Ss to practice different prices and drill.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Introduce the people on right side of the page. Set the questions in ex9b. Get Ss to watch and to answer the questions. Peer-check before whole-class feedback. Get Ss in pairs. Ask them to complete the table while listening in ex10. Pause on the answers and record the answers on the board.

Semi-Controlled Practice (12-14 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Get Ss in pairs to complete the dialogues and take feedback in ex11. Model and drill the dialogue. Give each partner a role (Customer or Ticket Seller) Get them to practice the role-play. Get Ss to change roles. Ask Ss to change movie names and prices with the options on the board. Get them to practise for the last time.

Contingency Plan (8-10 minutes)

Divide the class into A and B. Give each side a role (Customer/Ticket seller) Get Ss to practice the role-play on pp 105 & 110. Get Ss to change roles and use the other part of their handout. Get Ss’ errors onto the boards and elicit corrections.

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