Altenay Golmohammadi Altenay Golmohammadi

Upper intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn about different structures of comparative sentences by applying their own sentences in the presented structure. They will have some controlled practice followed by a less controlled speaking practice.


Abc Comparisons
Abc Lead in
Abc Clarification
Abc Controlled practice
Abc Freer practice

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Comparison in the context of Family and experiences

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Talking about the sentences they have written by applying the recently learn structure in the context of Family and experiences


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

In pairs students should write 5 sentences to list their differences and similarities. Some of the sentences will be written on the board to use for the next phase.

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

By using the samples on the baord, I will review more adj/adj+er comparative structure then introduce the 2nd structure of the comparative sentences. ..... not as adj as ....

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

In pairs they will try to match phrases to make sentences. Then they will change them to new ones by applying the new structure

Less controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with freer practice of the target language

Give some examples to better clarify the last activity, change pairs and put them into 3. Ask them to write their own sentences after 5 mnts they have talk about what they have written.

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