reyam elzwawi reyam elzwawi

intermediate level


in this lesson, students will practise relative clauses and how to use them


Abc handout, markers, answer key.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of relative clauses in the context of things you can't live without

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about technology in the context of things you can't live without


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T shows a picture refer to technology and asks SS : -what can you see in this picture? computers/mobile/technology -what the technological thing do you use the most ? - do you like technology? why?

Exposure (3-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T gives the SS a quiz about technology, with clear and direct instructions, asks SS to work individually. -T monitors. -SS check their answers in pairs, then T provides an answer key on the board.

Highlighting (1-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-T gives the SS same quiz and highlights the target language and ask students to have a look at the highlighted statements and elicit information.

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

- T sets the contexts by providing examples referring to relative clauses and elicit information from SS and clarify meaning. - T writes the sentence on the board and clarify the form. -T refers that we use who/that ---> people // which/that----> things // whose---->possessions // where/which/that + preposition -----> place /// Time----->when

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T asks students to fill the gaps using words from the box and to use relative pronouns in the second gap. -T demos the first one and SS do the rest. -T monitors. -SS check their answers in pairs. -T provides a feedback and an answer key.

Semi-Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-T asks SS to work in pairs and match other words from he box to the prompts and link them with relative pronouns. -T demos the first. - T gives a feed back and provides and answer key.

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

-T gives SS folded colored cutups that have different names of people/places/time/things and divide SS into two groups, one student will take a paper read the name, others will try to use relative clauses to give information about that name. -T demos and gives clear instructions. -T monitors. -T gives a feedback

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