Oumaima Oumaima

Lifestyle choices
elementary level


In this lesson, students will learn about lifestyle choices which may determine whether they have a longer or shorter life. Students begin by learning the vocabulary for adverbs and expressions of frequency.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of adverbs and expression of frequency in the context of Short life, long life?

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a convesation in the context of Short life, long life?


Warmer/Lead-in (5-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

WARM-UP stage: The teacher will show pictures on the board and draw a timeline (give each students a timeline on a paper): -every year -every week -every month -every day The learners will talk to each other for two minutes using those expressions. ICQ and class feedback LEAD-IN stage: The teacher instructs students to do exercise 1.a page 32 (ENGLISH FILE Elementary Students' Book) for 2min to lead and brush up their brain towards the lesson. ICQ and class feedback.

Exposure (0-2 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

The teacher provides the learners with a small text. (Appendix 2) ICQ.

Highlighting (1-2 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

After students have read the lesson, they are required to underline the 'time' words (day, week, month, year) and cycle the words that make it all an expression (every, since, for...). ICQ, peer check and class feedback are provided.

Clarification (1-2 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

The teacher clarifies the expressions of frequency to the students after they answer their activity, by stating that [for+one year] is an expression of frequency.

Controlled Practice (2-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

The teacher, first, will change their places and instructs students to do the activity 2 page 157 (ENGLISH FILE Elementary Student's Book) timing of 2 min following by peer check and class feedback

Semi-Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

The teacher asks students (with the same groups) to do exercise 3 page 175, timing of 2 to 3 minutes. followed by peer check and class feedback. with clarification of adverbs of frequency. here, they will know the difference between Expression of frequency and Adverbs of frequency.

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

The teacher asks students to write two sentences using expressions of frequency and two sentences using adverbs of frequency (ICQ). Then, I will take their paper and mix them and ask them to find their papers by asking questions (CCQ). This activity will make them speak and write, and enjoy the lesson.

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