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Merve-TP4-Shopping Mall-Listening and Functional Language
Elementary level


In this lesson, students learn about directions and related questions and some expressions through functional language and listening


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Functional Language-Directions in the context of Shopping

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide inference and specific information listening practice using a text about Functional Language-Directions in the context of Shopping


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

Tell shortly about getting lost problem of people which rather happened before navigators.Like sometimes people could get lost because they may forget the adress or mobile phone can run out of battery etc. Ask questions to Ss Have you ever got lost? Ss discuss in pairs

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Tell your real ``Getting lost` story shortly about you (I got lost in a village of Catalca and I couldnt find my way for 2 hours.And finally some villagers helped me go to the right place etc)

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Write on the board some important words and clarify the main theme The words are Across Straight ahead To follow

Clarification (3-5 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Tell Ss to complete the 1st exercise Then tell about the important expressions like Excuse me,where is the... Is there a... near there/close to/nearby Could you tell me where is the...

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Tell Ss to listen to the audio and complete the sentences accordingly.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Tell students to check the shopping mall map and ask questions using the stores etc there.

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

Ask from students to write 3 sentences about their story about getting lost

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