Muhammad Muhammad

Functional Language
Elementary level


In this lesson, Student will be exposed to different situations where they will use their target language to order food and pay prices.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of functional language to order and pay food at a restaurant

Subsidiary Aims

  • Motivate students to develop their productive skills: speaking


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

Teacher uses images (ordering food, food menu) to set the context for the students and to get them engaged in the topic. Teacher asks students' predictions about the topic to activate their top-down processing. Teacher asks students to talk about their experiences about ordering food to personalize the topic for them. Teacher uses PowerPoint slides.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • get learner notice the language in the natural context.

Teacher provides students with a gist task (listening) using exercises 1 and 2 from student book. Exercise 1, Students will listen to the audio track and order the options from 1-7. Exercise 2, students will match the phrases to the right picture. Students work individually, in pairs, then teacher discusses the ideas in an Open Class Feedback. Teacher uses Google doc and Powerpoint presentation.

Controlled practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Students work on exercise 3a and 4 from the student book. In exercise 3a, students have to look at a picture up page 28 where there is a conversation between a customer and a waiter. Students write the correct phrase from the table down the page to complete the conversation. In exercise 4, students have to use new phrases in the same dialogue. Students work individually, in groups to gain confidence, then the teacher discusses ideas in an Open class Feedback. Teacher uses Jamboard and PowerPoint presentation.

Productive Task(s) (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Teacher divides students into pairs to have a simi-controlled dialogue. Student carries out a role play in a form of an interview. Teacher provides students with a model to follow. Then, teacher provides students with freer practice conversations so that they can express themselves freely. Teacher observes students closely and writes notes for the feedback.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Teach provides feedback on language aspects such as sentence structure and intonation.

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