Ekaterina Chicherina Ekaterina Chicherina

What shall we get her?
Elementary level


In this lesson, the students learn to use the phrases of suggestions and replies in the context of suggestions for a birthday present


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of language used for suggestions in the context of bithday presents

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students develop their speaking and writing skills used for suggestions in the context of birthday presents


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

- T shows the picture of the previous dialogue ( Chris and Louise) and asks their names, what they are talking about.

Exposure (5-5 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading.

- T sets the ex. 9 p.29. ( Who is talking?) and asks to fill in the gaps with the given words. Students work individually. Feedback: peer check, WC- 4 students come up to the WB to fill in the blanks.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Meaning: -T asks the students to show ideas and reactions in the dialogue. -Students fill in a table with the phrases from dialogue ( suggestions/ ideas; agreement, disagreement, indifference) in groups,T gives an example. Feedback WC 6 students come to fill in the table -T draws ss' attention to the verb GET ( get her) and ask about a synonym (BUY) and Let's( = Let us) Form: T underlines the form in the table: WHAT ABOUT.....? WHY DON'T WE GET HER/HİM....? LET'S GET HER/HİM...?, explains that in the blanks should be a present. Pronunciation: T drills the questions with substitution.

Practise (10 minutes) • To practise new language for coming productive tasks

1. To restore the dialogue in pairs. Feedback: the pairs compare the dialogue with the original one. 2. T sets ex 11p. 29, T gives an example ( to read, fill in the blanks, and answer questions: Who talk (names)? Who has the birthday (Liam man or woman)?). SS work in pairs. Feedback: WC, 8 students come to the WB to write the answers.

Productive Task(s) (15-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

- T says that a teacher has a birthday next week, and students want to get her a present, sets task to write their conversation, hands out a paper with prompts, gives an example, monitors, helps with language, checks. - T sets task to read the dialogue in roles 3 times, then exchange the roles and read 3 times again. - T forms groups of 4 and students and get them to play the dialogue with 3 new partners trying not to read. * - If there is time left 2-3 pairs may act out the dialogue in front of the class.

Feedback and Error Correction (2-2 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

- T write errors on the board and asks the ss to correct them, praises for good language.

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