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Time phrases
Elementary level


In this lesson, Students will learn about time phrases (on,in,at,every).


Abc Handouts, PPT, whiteboard, flashcards.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Time phrases in the context of Time phrase (on,in,at,every)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Time phrase (on,in,at,every)


Warmer/Lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1_ Teacher makes sure that all the students are seated and ready for the lesson. 2_ Teacher shows the students the time phrases chart using the projector. 3_ Teacher asks the students, where do you think the word (the morning) should go? 4_ Teacher elicits the answer from the students.

Highlighting (5-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

1_ Teacher asks the students to check the previous activity's answers in pairs. 2_ Teacher gets the students FB about the previous activity. 3_ Teacher gives answer key to draw the students attention to the correct use of the time phrases.

Clarification (4-6 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1_ Teacher demonstrates the correct form of the question (Do you watch TV in the morning?) using his fingers. 2_ Teacher makes sure that students are aware of the correct use of the time phrases by allowing them to form similar questions using the TL.

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ex 10 1_ Students will be given a grouped handouts (A,B). 2_ Teacher demonstrates the first two sentences ( watch TV in/on the morning.) 3_ teacher elicits the answers from the students. 4_ the students work in pairs on the same Ex while the teacher is monitoring them. 5_ Once the students finish the Ex, the teacher asks them to check the answers in pairs. 6_ the teacher asks the students FB, then gives the answer key.

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

Teacher's book (game) 1_ Teacher gets the students seated in two groups (A,B) around the table. 2_ Teacher gives the students two different sets of cards, the first set has (on,in,at,every) and the second set has different words written on it ( week,the morning, night, half past two , ...). 3_ Teacher assures that the cards face down. 4_ the students are asked to pick one of the cards from both sides. 5_ If the cards are matched ( at night), the student says snap and gets one point. 6_If the cars aren't matched, the students return them back and try again.

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