Ebru Ebru

My City
Beginner level

Description

In this lesson the students will learn how to describe their city/hometown using 'there is/there are'. Also, they will learn how to use quantifiers: a lot of, a few, some, any. In addition, they will use the prepositions of place to give a better description.

Materials

Abc Prepositions - Visual Aid
Abc Students A and B Picture
Abc Pictures/Slide Show
Abc Magic Hat w/ Ball
Abc Answer Key
Abc 2.1 Prepositions
Abc 1.3 There is/are Speaking
Abc 1.2 There is/There are

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of There is/ There are; Quantifiers; Prepositions of Place in the context of My City

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in using the TL in conversation in the context of My City

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- Teacher greets the students and says 'I want to tell you about my hometown' - Show the slide of some pictures of Istanbul and tell a little bit about the city e.g. Istanbul is very beautiful. / We have Aya Sofia, Kız Kulesi, Galata Tower, the Bosphorus, etc. - Teacher asks the students 'where are you from?' - Students answer and the teacher moves on to the next stage

Exposure (4-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Teacher gives the reading part - Students read quickly and answer the two questions at the bottom - Students check answers with partners - Students directly give answers to the teacher

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language - There is / There are + Quantifiers

- Give the students the exercise 1.2 folded (so the students can only see the exercise first) - Students check with a partner - Show the answer keys

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language - There is / There are - Quanifiers

- Teacher demonstrates to the students how to unfold the paper and read the guided discivery worksheet - After that, the teacher asks questions related to meaning, form and pronunciation. - Students do exercise 1.3 - Teacher listens and takes notes for feedback and praises the students' good use of the TL

Highligting - 2 (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language - Prepositions of Place

- Teacher hands out exercise 2.1 to draw their attention to the TL - Prepositions of Place - Students do the exercise with a partner - Teacher gives the answer keys

Clarification 2 (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language - Prepositions of Place

- Teacher writes the following sentence 'The ball is ______________ hat.' - Teacher writes the TL on the board. e.g. between, in front of, etc. - Teacher holds a hat and a ball and acts as if it is a magic show - Teacher puts the ball in the hat, points to the prepositions and elicits the answer from the students so they could fill the blank in the sentence above - Teacher keeps changing the position of the ball for other prepositions and use other objects if needed - Teacher corrects errors - Give the prepositions visual aid

TL Speaking Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide the students with further free speaking practice of the TL

- In twos, each students takes A or B side of the picture - Students make a comparison by spotting the differences using the TL - Teacher listens and takes notes for delayed feedback and praises good language use

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