Aya Aya

teaching vocabulary
elementary level


In this lesson, students learn about vocabulary through MPA method , then give to them passage including these vocabulary. Finally, give to them controlled practice that helping them to understand more.


Abc board, ppt , projector, flashcard

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of vocabulary

Subsidiary Aims

  • to provide students to practise the use of vocabulary through reading the passage and answering the questions


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

According to previous lesson , make discussion to talk about their towns

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

* showing to SS flash card or picture of the word in ppt *Discussing what we see * showing to them the meaning and pronunciation

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

Have a section of your board for vocabulary items that come up as you are teaching. Use different colours for the word .

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

* show them pictures and ask them to describe what they can see in each picture * discuss with them what they see and write in the board * then give to them the meaning using simple definition * show the pronunciation of the word , repeat the word together * give them pair-work activity ( match the word with the definition)

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

SS answer exercise 1-c in pairs. Match the word in the box with pictures

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

listen to these conversation and describe your home with your friend making dialogue .

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

Work in pairs or groups to answer these question 2 -a open the class feedback

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