samin samin

Bigger And Often Better
High Intermediate level


In this lesson, students practice equatives, comparatives and superlatives The emphasis will be on the text which helps them understand the grammar in use . .


Abc a few handouts

Main Aims

  • Grammar/ to focus on the grammar used in the text

Subsidiary Aims

  • reading and speaking


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

The students will be shown some pictures , and they will be asked the differences between the two pictures .Afterwards they will discuss about the pictures .

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

The students will be given a handout which contain the new vocabulary used in the text . The teacher and the student will discuss about the meanings of the new words and the teacher may help them elicit the meaning of the vocabularies by drawing some pictures.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

in the short limited time given The students will be asked to read the new text and underline the other vocabularies they find difficult to read or pronounce and they will be asked ICQs and CCQs. Afterwards they will be asked if they have any problems in reading the text or not. Then each of the students starts reading a part of the text given.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

While reading they may be asked the meaning of some sentences , to get started with the grammar in use.

Grammar in use (10-15 minutes) • understanding the equatives , comparatives and superlatives

The grammar will be explained and some questions will be asked during this part.

Free practice (5-10 minutes) • to help the students use the grammar they've learned .

In the limited time givin the students will be asked to work in groups and do the tasks . Then the answers will be said out loud together .

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