Abdelrahman Abdelrahman



In this lesson, the context of the summer holiday will be set by a picture, then ss will be asked to name the objects in the picture to test their prior knowledge of the topic. The Ls will be taught the vocabulary they need before they go through a controlled practice of matching followed by a freer speaking practice.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of some vocabulary in the context of describing holiday items

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide a freer speaking practice in the context of describing holiday items.


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

T shows a picture of a couple on the beach and elicit some information from Ls. Ls are divided into two groups to answer the following question. What is your plan for the next summer holiday? Ls talk about their plans as feedback.

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

T shows a picture of 10 objects in serial and asks students to name the objects in the picture T gives instructions "name as many objects as you can in 4 mins" Ls check their answers in groups. T monitors for the following teaching stage.

Teach (10-13 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

T shares the PTT to teach challenging words: - T shows pictures and elicit meaning - T checks Ls understanding by asking CCQS to clarify their understanding when necessary. - modelling / drilling. - T highlights form and pronunciation.

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

T asks ss to match the same objects in the picture to the phrases "descriptions" on the other side in 4 mins: -T gives instructions " match the words to the phrases in 4 mins" - Ls check their answers in groups - Feedback is provided.

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

T shows the pictures of the items -T gives instructions " choose an object from the picture and write three clues to describe it for your partner to guess it" - Ls will be given 2 mins to prepare themselves. -Ls are divided into groups of pairs. Feedback content - language

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