Elementary -TP5
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn how to ask for directions and to give directions.


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Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of directions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of prepositions in the context of directions


Warmer/Lead-in (3-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ss watch a video about directions to be prepared for the target language. Instructions: T: We will watch a video about the directions. ICQs: Will we listen to a tape? No Will we watch a film? No What will we watch? A video about the directions.

Exposure (8-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. Look on page 59 and fill in the first gap. (asking for direction). You have one minute. ICQs: Will you read the part " asking for directions"? Yes. How many minutes do you have? One. 2. The teacher asks the answer. Ss answer her. 3. The teacher starts eliciting the target grammar: (Is there a restaurant near here? Where is the restaurant?) CCQs: I want to eat something in Beşiktaş and I don't know where to eat. 1. Do I want to eat something? Yes 2. Do I know where to go? No 3. Do I need help to find a place to eat? Yes 4. Should I ask someone for help? Yes. 5. How can I ask? What should I say? Instruction: look at the example and tell me what I have to say: Ss: Is there a restaurant near here? or where is the restaurant? a. After Ss tell, the teacher repeats the sentences: She lets them repeat the sentences one by one. b. The teacher writes down the sentences on the board. c. You have learned how to ask for direction. Giving Directions: She follows MPF The teacher starts eliciting the new words: Target words: next to, near, opposite. 1.next to: Eliciting: “ I have a close friend and we go to the cinema and I want to sit close to her”. Where I want to sit? 2. opposite: Eliciting“ My workplace is in Beşiktaş and I can see The Naval Museum from my building. So, where is the naval museum? 3.near: Eliciting: “ I am tired and I want to have a rest in a café. I need to find a café. But I do not want to walk so I need a café which is located a short distance away. T: Now, you will learn how to give directions. Do the second part of exercise 1. Fill in the gaps with these words. You have 5 minutes. ICQ: Which gaps will you fill-in? Giving the directions. How many minutes do you have? 5 min. a. The teacher asks their answers. b. The teacher wants them to repeat the phrases: Go along this road, turn right, The museum is on the right, it is next to the theatre, it is on the right, the cinema is opposite the cafe

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

The teacher clarifies the target language. 1. What do we say when we want to ask for directions? For example, I want to go to the post office. What do I say? Ss answer: Where is the post- office? Is there a post-office near here? 2. How can we give directions? For example, someone comes up and asks us for directions. She wants to go to a post-office. What kind of phrases do we say to her? Ss answer: Go along this road, turn right, the post-office on the left.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Instructions: Please, look at exercise 8. Look at the map. Read the conversations. The people are at # on the map. Choose the correct words. Work with your partner. You have 5 minutes. ICQs: What will you read? The conversation Will you work individually? No. Together. How many minutes do you have? 5. The teacher listens to them and this activity requires immediate error correction. After they finish, the teacher asks their answers. The teacher asks their answers.

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

The teacher instructs: Look at exercise 8c. Now, you will practise the conversations in 8a. Take turns to ask for directions. Work in pairs. You have 5 minutes. ICQs: What will you do? Practise the conversations in 8a. Will you practise in groups or with a partner? Partner. Will you practise one by one? Yes. The teacher listens to the. Take notes about their mistakes and at the end of the exercise, she corrects their mistakes using the board.

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