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Elementary level


In this lesson students will practice lexis in the context of seasons and seasonal activities. They will use like / don't like forms while talking about activities. Lesson will start with a warm-up about seasons and continue with a matching exercise. There will be a listening activity and at the end there will be 2 freer exercises where students can use the forms and lexis they studied in this lesson.



Main Aims

  • Main aim is to enable students learn new vocabulary in the context of seasons and seasonal activities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students to develop their listening skills by a text about 5 people talking about their free times.


WARM-UP (4-5 minutes) • To engage students into the subject and catch their attention by eliciting&prediction.

-students try to elicit names of seasons from 4 different pictures of trees. -students think about the words about seasons and teacher notes on board. -students will look at the childhood pictures of the teacher and try to guess the story behind the pictures.

LEXIS STAGE (9-10 minutes) • Enable students to learn vocabulary about seasonal activities and deal with pronunciation

-students will do a matching activity (will match different activities with pictures) -students will talk about activities and seasons -students will do lots of lexis pronunciation including words like skiing, windsurfing, cycling and phrases like going to the gym and listening to music.

LISTENING ACTIVITY (9-10 minutes) • help students improve speaking skills by listening to 5 different people talking about their free times.

-students listen the text -teacher demonstrates the first example and after students fill the chart -students check in pairs -teacher shows the answer key -teacher shows the demonstration of few tricky words

GUESSING ACTIVITY (7-8 minutes) • enable students think of activities that teacher likes and doesn't like and discuss by using the vocabulary they learned

-teacher shows an image on the board including the activities skiing, swimming, painting, going to theater, cycling, playing cards, running, watching TV. -students try to predict which one the teacher likes, which one she does not. -students works in groups of 3 or 4 and make a list by using these forms, *I think she likes.... *No, I think she prefers.... -students ask Do you like????? and teacher answers.

FREER PRACTICE (6-7 minutes) • enable students ask questions to each other by using the phrases and vocabulary they learned

-students stand up and ask 2 friend 3 of the questions they choose from the board. (according to the size of the class, activity can change to a pair-work) -teacher asks some of them like, Barış who did you ask? So what she likes? What does she do in her free time?

CORRECTION and WCFB (5 minutes) • feedback and correction on common erros

-teacher gives WCFB -teacher corrects the common errors especially about pronunciation and any grammar errors she faced during the lesson

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