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Teaching vocabulary about appearance
B1 level


In this lesson students will have a better idea for talking about appearance


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of The words about Appearance in the context of listening about Rubbery

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Describing a person's appearance .


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

Show students a Blur picture of a person and ask them to talk in pairs if it is a he or she ? why ? make them try to describe the face . have a short feed back of their answer . show them real photo , compare the real answers .

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

tell Ss story about two old woman that were witnesses of a rubbery , ask Ss to look at the pictures on the board and guess who is the thief and the possible reasons in pairs .

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

play the listening (the gist question is : who is the thief ?) and ask for the feed back

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

elicit the vocabulary meaning using images on power point slides , check the concept using pictures and miming , then drill the pronunciation and form them on the board , male examples for each one and work on the intonation .

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

ask Ss to match the vocabulary in the worksheet and check the answer in pairs. give them the answers on the board

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

Give Ss some cards containing new and also old vocabulary abouy appearance , Show 4 pictures on the slide and ask Ss to look at the pictures and stick the related card to the pictures , asking ICQs . then the Other ones check the answers while making sentences with the new vocabulary .

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

show Ss the photo of my family and describe them as a model for the freer practice and ask Ss to show each other the photo of their families and try to describe them . giving feed back in different papers to have peer correction. giving Ss handouts to practice at home .

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