Basel Basel

A1 level


in this lesson, the students are going to learn about superlatives. they will start with short introduction to the topic through a PowerPoint presentation. then do a task where they have to fill in the blanks with the right word. then they do a scrambled words exercise.. then the lesson ends students writing examples of their own using superlatives.


Abc power point presentation
Abc students book

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of superlatives in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of superlatives in the context of transportation


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

1.T. shows the students a picture and some examples in comparative and superlative forms and elicits the meanings from them by CCQ. a. are they all fast? b. do they all have same speed?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss. read the text in the students book p 70n and underline the superlative forms of the adjectives in the text. Ss. share their answers in groups. then discuss the answers with T.

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

T. shows Ss pictures and sentences and asks students about the adjectives and the difference between the forms. T. uses CCQ to make sure Ss. understand the difference between comparatives and superlatives. Ss. give examples in superlatives using the pictures projected to them.

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

T. shows sentences to Ss. sentences and elicits the meaning, the form, and the pronunciation. 1. where is the adjective? 2. are both objects on the same level? 3. what changed in the adjective here? T. pronounce the words and Ss. repeat after him. (drilling)

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

1.Ss. do a task where they have to fill in the blank with the correct word. 2. Ss. share their answers in groups. 3. T. gives Ss. the answer key.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss. are given a task where they have to complete the sentences with their own ideas using the superlative form. 2. Ss. hare answers in groups. 3. Ss. share answers with T. and T. corrects their mistakes.

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

Ss. are asked to write five sentences as examples on superlatives. Ss. read their examples and correct each others. T. corrects the mistakes that students don't see.

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