Marina Marina

Vocabulary: Good morning, my name is Marina!
Elementary: 6-7 yr old level


In this lesson, I will teach children how to greet each other and introduce themselves.


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Main Aims

  • To provide new vocabulary for greeting and introducing themselves.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of 'stand up/sit down', 'hands up/hands down', 'jump', 'run/stop'. 'turn around', 'ball' and 'pass' words.


Warmer/Lead-in (10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Before the lesson I prepare name tags with students' names. I'll say "Hello children, my name is Marina!" Then I call each child's name out and ask them to say 'yes' when they hear their name. At the same time give them their name tags and say 'Hello' and ask them to say 'Hello'.

Exposure (10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through listening

I'll ask children to stand up and form one big circle. Then I say "My name is Marina." and I pass the ball. Each student will do the same, say their name and pass the ball.

Useful Language (10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

I'll introduce my stuffed dog toy to the students, by approaching each student and say "Hello, my name is Max. What is your name?" and then "Goodbye" or "See you" I'll do it with few students and then put all of them in pairs and let them to introduce themselves to each other.

Productive Task(s) (5 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

I'll teach students new vocabulary and act it at the same time. First, I'll say 'stand up' and act it. They'll to the same and repeat after me 4-5 times. Then 'hands up/hands down', 'jump', 'run/stop', 'turn around' and finally 'sit down'.

Wrap Up (5 minutes) • To say goodbye and use of language

I'll take out my toy again and start saying 'goodbye' and 'see you' to few students, showing as an example. Then, have students in pairs saying the same thing to each other.

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