Amir Shakouri Amir Shakouri

Race to the sun
B1 level


In this lesson, students learn about comparative and superlative on the reading about traveling.


Abc Dice

Main Aims

  • using their schematic knowledge of coherent organization, the students will be able to dice together in jumbled story

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide some examples of comparative and superlative adjectives


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

Write 3 questions on the board 1. How do you get the class? 2. How long does it take you? 3. Do you normally have a good or bad journey? and then students share their idea to the class Also students use dice in pairs to answer exercise part a ICQ: Are you going to do it alone? or with friend? How much time? Music plays whiling they are playing dice.

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ask students to read the instruction and briefly tell the students about 3 travelers who raced from London to south of France. students answer part b and compare their answers Pr-teach new words race: car race,horse race, swimming race, motor race Cut price airline =cheap airline set off= start a journey Comfortable = relaxing no physical problem clothes, furniture, situation Convenient= easy to use and get, suitable for you a very convenient bus service, sandwich is very convenient food because it finds quickly anywhere. CCQ: How many people are in this race ? 3 where to start? London When ?

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

1. Cut the reading pages into pieces and tell students divide 2 journeys and sort them in right order. 2. underline the choice reasons and compare them in group or pairs. ( skimming) 3. Answer part C CCQ: how many journeys are they in reading? Are they in right place?

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

Meaning:write some words related to traveling on the board, specially about a train, and a plane Eliciting words from students which are in the text in order to find two journey. Form and Pronunciation: repeat after me buffet car, comfort(n), convenience(n), journey(n) ask students scan the reading and do the part d

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

ask and elicit some daily activities on the board use how long= how much time how long does it take to go to the city center from here? how long does it take you to drive to work in the morning?

Free Practice (2-4 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

come on the board, have each student a marker, write one word on the floor or board they should make a question and answer according to our grammatical pattern Take(+person) + time ( + to get to).....

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