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talk about someone you know plan
A1-2 level


In this lesson students will learn how to talk about someone they know using present and past simple tenses . They will describe how did they know her\him, what was their occupation and what is their relationship with them


Abc worksheet
Abc WB
Abc A flash card
Abc SB
Abc visual aids for famous people
Abc a recording conversation

Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a phrases for time and frequency in the context of someone you know

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of jobs , relationship kinds and physical appearance words in the context of someone you know


Warmer/Lead-in (5-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

students will listen to a conversation between two people talking about people they know , Then they will fill in the blank the missing information they heard

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Elicit vocabularies from Ss to talk about describe people they know < words for jobs , relationships , describing physical appearances and nationalities>

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

Handout Ss a worksheet about people relationships , jobs and their places Check answers with Ss

Productive Task(s) (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Give Ss cards to talk about someone they know , Ss work in pairs to prepare to talk for 2 minutes about a person they choose to talk about him\her.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Highlight Ss errors and correct them together . Review the vocabularies they have learnt today

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