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adjectives of feelings
Elementary level


In this lesson Ss are able to describe their feelings by using appropriate adjectives and collocations.


Abc photos of facial expression
Abc photos of course book
Abc photos of my own family

Main Aims

  • To provide review of adjectives of feelings and emotions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • by the end of this session Ss are able to talk about their feelings and emotions.


Warmer/ Lead in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- Ss are asked whether they like animation or not, and if they have watched the animation " Inside Out". - T shows the trailer of this movie to refresh their minds. - Ss are shown the picture of each character with their name. - T asks Ss whether they know what they are or not. - Ss are asked to work with their partner and write other feelings that we have.

Exposure (3-4 minutes) • to provide context for the TL through a text or situation

- Ss are divided into two groups, if possible and if not they have to work individually, each groups are supposed to match pictures with its word. - groups are asked to check each others answers, and correct them if necessary.

Highlighting (9-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- T demonstrates photos of feelings, asks CCQs, and express the word stress. * hungry: does he have any food?(N) /Hangri/ does he want to eat food?(Y) *hot: what does he need? fan /ha:t/ is he comfortable?(N) *cold: does he need to wear lots of clothes?(Y) /kould/ does he need a fan?(N) *angry: does she want to shout?(Y) /'aengri/ is she unhappy?(Y) *tired: what does she want? rest /taird/ does she have any energy?(N) *sad: is it happy?(N) /saed/ does it want to cry?(Y) *thirsty: what does he want? water /TH3:rsti/ did he have any? *worried: is there any problem?(Y) /'w3:rid/ is he relaxed?(N) *bored: is he tired?(Y) /b>:rd/ is he interested?(N) *happy: is he sad?(N) /'haepi/ does he want to cry?(N) *stressed: is he worred?(Y) /strest/ can he calm down?(N)

Clarification (2-3 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- Ss are asked to work in pairs and match each word with appropriate collocation.

Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-Ss are asked to work with their new partner, and make some sentences with the collocation they have -Ss are shown a picture of T's family, are asked to talk the feeling of the characters in the picture, and are asked to show each other their personal photos and talk about their feelings.

Free Practice (10-11 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Ss are asked to look at the pictures on page 16 of their books and guess what each characters feels. -Ss are asked to guess what the story is, and what the order is, using the text on the text page. -Ss are asked to listen to the audio and match the photos with the text. -Ss are shown the correct answer and asked to practice the dialogue.

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