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A1 level


In this lesson, sts learn common adjectives and their grammatical position, and to give simple descriptions of things and people through iconic aspects of the USA. Lesson begins with a vocabulary focus on common adjectives. Afterthe grammar practice, sts go on to a pronunciation focus on long and short vowel sounds. Sts go back to the vocabulary bank to look at adjectives used to describe people through reading, writing and speaking.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of adjectives in the context of icons.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about adjectives in the context of icons.


Warmer/Lead-in (26-35 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Write The USA on the board and ask sts to tell you things which they think are typically American.. E.G Hollywood, Hamburgers... Write suggestions on board. Practice pronouncing the vowels. a,e,i,o,u Open books. Page 14 1a. what colour is the American flag? write the missing letters. 1b. Complete the colors. 1c.In pairs ask your partner what color the brazilian flag is... Goover the answers. PAGE 152... Match pictures with adjectives/words. Listen and check. AUDIO FILE 60 listen and repeat. 1c. Opposites. Bad-good. I help people, ı am good. ı hit people, I'm bad. Opposites. Match c with a. Show with finger. Listen and check. AUDİO FİLE 61. Listen and repeat. In pairs. say an adjective and partner say the opposite. Partner 2 dont look at the book.

Exposure (20-25 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Modifiers. very/Really, quite Look at the modifiers box: often use before adjectives. Einstein is really/very smart. BMW is fast but Ferrari is very fast. I am tall but michael jordan is really tall. (çok). quite: it is quite cold today (not very cold..... 1e. Use modifiers with these. Listen to examples. PAGE 14 GRAMMAR 2a. Show adjectives and nouns circles do the first one and second one. 2 New york. show adjective and noun. DO the rest and Listen and check FİLE 62 2b. Write black cat on the board and ask if adjectives come before or after a noun. show black adjective and show cat noun and say before and point. Blue jeans, yellow taxis. do adjectives change with plural nouns? No they dont.

Highlighting (10-15 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

PAGE 126 2B)ADJECTİVES 1)When we use adjectives with a noun, it goes before a noun. Blue jeans. White house, Black cat. >Before a noun. SHow blue jeans. don't change with noun (plural). 2) We can use adjectives without a noun, after the verb be (is,am,are) He's strong. She is happy. It isn't easy. Is it Turkish? 3)We often use very and quite before adjectives. Istanbul is a very big city. She's quite small. Listen to AUDİO FİLE 63. Listen and repeat. PAGE 127 2b. underline the adjectives. Check answers. 2B. Put the words in the right order. Check answers(page 35).

Clarification (21-25 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

HANDOUT PG 166 GRAMMAR. Do 1 and 2. Use pronouns, adjs, and nouns. 2. IT is a cheap hotel. Go over the answers. cover the answers and with a partner say the sentences... PAGE 15 Long and short vowels.Vowels sounds in English are long or short. Long sound have 2 dots. Play AUDIO FILE 64. Just listen and look at the pictures. Listen and repeat. 2b. Match adjectives with the same sound. DO 2 Blue-new.Black-bad. match the sounds. Listen to AUDIO FILE 65 and check.. Listen and repeat. 2e. In pairs. 5 minutes to make phrases with adj and nouns with same sounds. Old photo. an old photo. new boots. use a an with singular nouns. How many did you get? listen and check. How many did you get? Listen and repeat. Use classroom objects adjective and noun phrases. a dirty board, a white table...

Controlled Practice (20-25 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

VOCABuLARY PAGE 152 do 2a. match adjectives with pictures. listen and check file 67. write overweight- polite/nice way of saying fat. slim-thin. 2c cover the words and speak about the pictures. HANDOUT PAGE 212. complete. tell your answers. rolex is an expensive watch. climbing is a dangerous sport. PAGE15 SKIP 4b. READING- Look at the pictures. in pairs guess who they are. 1 minute. dont say the answer. Read. check answers. Check highlighted words what do they mean. about write 48-49-51-52 about 50.. and but check answers in Turkish.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

WRITING THink of a famous person anywhere in the world. write about the actor, use vocab in 6a. show hollywood stars box to help. swap papers with partner and guess who the person is. MONITOR: Play hangman... THink of a famous person. we can ask 10 questions. ıs she an actor. what song or what movie was he in. is he old?.

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