Mar Mar

Elementary level


Learners will practice adjectives with very, really, quite and too in the context of competitions.


Abc Lesson adapted from:Chris Redston and Gillie Cunningham, (2012) Cambridge Face2Face, Elementary. SE.

Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice adjectives with very, really, quite, too in the context of competitions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Reading and practicing the words fluently.


Warmer/Lead-in (0-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Slide 1 -Ask 2 questions related to the topic of the lesson. "What prizes do people win in competitions?" "What prize would you like to win?" -Elicit answers from the students

Exposure (0-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Slide 2 -Read quickly the text and answer the questions in your notebook.(3min). "Did she like the hotel? Why?" "What were the rooms like?" "Why didn't she leave the hotel? " -ICQ's: Do you have to read it quickly or slowly? -Send Ss to breakout rooms and ask them to compare their answers in pairs.(3min)

Highlighting (0-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Slide 2 -Write down in sticky notes, the words too, very, quite, and really when the Ss are answering the previous questions. -Conduct Open class feedback.

Clarification (0-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Slides 3-5 -Explain to Ss the meaning of the words. -Ask Ss to match the picture with the correct sentence. -Ask Ss to compare their answers in pairs via private message. -Conduct Open class feedback. -Explain to Ss the order of the words provide some examples. - Ask CCQ's: The meaning of quite is completely? No. Can we interchange the words very and really? Yes. The word "Too" has a positive meaning? No. -Ensure that the Ss understand the words before moving forward. -Show Ss pronunciation and stress and practice the words in choral drill and individual drill.

Controlled Practice (0-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-Google form -Share the link with the Ss and ask them to complete the google form individually. -Show Ss how to answer the form, providing a demo of the first question. (time for the task 3 min). -Send Ss to breakout rooms and ask them to check the answers in pair. (3 min) -Monitor Ss to see if they have some difficulties with the task. -Conduct Open class feedback.

Free Practice (0-9 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Slide 6 -Send Ss to breakout rooms and ask them "What do they think about (city, country, etc) and share their thoughts in pairs. (4min) -Monitor Ss to see how they interact with their partners. -Ask Ss to share their thoughts with the class. -Conduct feedback on the task -Address any Delayed Error Correction -Thank Ss for their hard work and time before saying goodbye.

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