Amir Shakouri Amir Shakouri

Definite and Indefinite Article
Elementary level


Abc The copy of cutting edge
Abc Hat Game

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Indefinite and definite articles in the context of reading about Mexico city

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about reading about Mexico city in the context of daily routines


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- Greeting - A hat game Teacher says: grab one and tell what's this? Writes on the board: elicit a an the (articles) Shows pictures to pr-teach words. CCQ: Do people happy when they see beautiful place? Another word for beautiful = fantastic CCQ: capital what do we call these famous and big cities? CCQ: engineer someone whose job is to design, build and fix machine, building and road

Test #1 (3-5 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

T asks students to read the text and highlight a an, and the in the text Ls talk in pairs to come up with uses in grammar exercise 2.

Teach (6-8 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Draw learners' attention to the board. Ask them about the sentence. an engineer, at the weekend... Drilling check the stress of the word by adding a and an

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

-Controlled practice: - circle the correct answer. - compare with their partners

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Divide students into two groups Pair works Group works

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