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ELI Peyron 10A Superlative Adjectives
Level B1 level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Superlative adjectives in the context of Places to visit in a city

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of places in a city in the context of Places to visit (Palace, castle, museum, square, park, bridge, tower)


Warmer/Lead-in (6-9 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

What did you do on the weekend? Did anyone go on a picnic? Did anyone leave the city? Did anyone watch a movie? Did anyone visit family? Review homework

Exposure (6-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Describe these places Mount Everest highest Nile River long Russia big Burj Khalifa tall Atacama Desert dry

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

Explain how these places are the superlative in their categories. Write the superlative

Clarification (7-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Use the table from page 142 to illustrate the form double consonant y -> iest Most with long adjectives Exceptions - good/bad/far the + superlative (est) in a group + in (location)

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Page 143 a and b

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Page 78 - discuss the best places in your city Tourist vs Local

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

What is the best restaurant you have visited? Tell your friend why it is the best.

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