Mai Mai

cities lesson, adverbs


Abc Answer keys.
Abc Handouts.
Abc Projector.
Abc whiteboard.

Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson students will have practised the meaning, pronunciation and form of the adverbs in the context of cities in different countries.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a roleplay in the context of differintiating between two cities.


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

-Ask SS to listen to the music in the soundtracks and let them guess which country does the music belong to. -Ask SS to to read the name of the city and guess which countries they are in.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To expose SS to the target language.(gist)

-Ask ss to read the text and guess where the people live. -Monitor closely to check if they need help. -Ask SS to check their answers in pairs. -Give them the model answer orally.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Show SS paper slips with the names of the cities in the text written on it, and also the things related to these cities. -Ask students to work in pairs and match the sentences to the names of the cities without looking at the paragraph. -Demonstrate with all the ss. -Monitor closely to check if they need help with anything -Ask the students to pair check. -Give the students the answers handout. -Elicit sentences from the context that have adverbs ,use CCQs to convey the meaning. -Drill the sentences to clarify the pronunciation and make sure they pronounce it correctly. -Introduce the form , and write it on the board.(use different colors) -Elicit the irregular adverbs that clarify the meaning of both tenses.

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To check their ability to use the target language correctly.

-Ask SS to fill in the gaps in Ex.b. -Demonstrate with the whole class. -Give SS the handouts. -Ask SS to check in pairs. -Give SS the model answer.

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with the chance to practice the target language meaningfully.

-Ask ss to do a role-play in pairs acting as if they are an Egyptian and an English person and both of them are describing their cities using the TL. -Give them handouts that have ideas and headings to help them generate the Role-play. -Demonstrate with all the students. -Monitor ss closely to make sure they are on track. -Giving feedback.

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