Amira Hassan Khalil Amira Hassan Khalil

vocabulary lesson:Technology
Elementary- A2 level


in this lesson students learn some vocabulary about technology and how they use it in their daily life.students recognize the new vocab through some material e.g pictures and realia.This is followed by recognizing the right pronunciation of these words and finally the form of them.


Abc realia - pictures - SB

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Technology words in the context of personal use

Subsidiary Aims

  • to use a lexical set of technology items correctly


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

Explain " technology" ( electronic items for science and personal use). Tell ss to think of technology items they use daily.Elicit some of the vocab in Ex. 2a using realia.

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through pictures and real objects

-ask ss to close their books and pay attention. -use real objects as much as possible or some pictures of tech. items. -tell ss to open their books on p.32 Ex.2a and look at the pictures of the tech items . -elicit the items in Ex 2a.

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

- use cards or some objects to show the meaning of tech items. - ask ss to try to give a definition of some vocab e.g (tablet- satnav-e-reader-printer ) and how can they use them? - pronounce the words to the class. get ss to repeat individually then chorally . play a recording to provide the correct pronunciation and the stressed syllable of each word - write them on board and show the form of them and how many syllables they have. - ask ss: Is "tablet" a noun or a verb? how many syllables does it have? which is the stressed syllable? (icqs)

Controlled Practice (2-3 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

ss answer Ex. 2a individually, they match the words with the pictures. - open class feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (2-3 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- In Ex. 2c ss : tell ss to read the sentences . check that they understand how they will answer the Ex. e.g which item is he/she talking about in the 1st sentence? can it be a tablet , a computer, or smartphone?. there is more than one answer. - let them work in pairs. - open class feedback

Free Practice (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

In groups,ss write their own sentences about the technology items in 2a ,using the sentences in Ex. 2c as a model. Monitor and help with vocab if necessary. ss read each other sentences and try to guess what they are talking about.

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