Cheryl Sunder Cheryl Sunder

Prepositions in context of things in a home
Pre-intermediate level


Abc Gap-fill handout
Abc TL Slides
Abc Gap-fill handout 2

Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice prepositions of place

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide an opportunity for learners to practice forming phrases using prepositions of place
  • To provide an opportunity for learners to practice speaking skills in context of things in a home


Lead-In (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask learners to compare with a partner in private messaging what kinds of things they have in their home. Ask learners to describe where those items are found.

Gist task, text-work (8-10 minutes) • To introduce the target language

Learners complete Handout 1 individually, filling in the preposition of place that best completes each sentence. Learners compare their answers in pairs via private messaging. Discussion. OCFD to review answers.

Language Clarification- Target Language M/F/P (8-10 minutes) • To convey meaning and form of the target language, and practice pronounciation with learners.

Review of Google Slides 1-6 with target language, visuals, and examples provided. Ask students to take turns pronouncing the word and reading the example provided. Plan to review quickly due to 6 slides to review and learners having background of understanding.

Controlled Practice- writing (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice the productive skill of writing, in context of prepositions of place and things that found in a home.

Learners complete Handout 2 individually. To do this they need to look at a picture and use the words provided to them to form complete sentences using the target language they will need to choose correctly. 5-7 mins Pair check in private messaging (3 mins) OCFD (2 mins)

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Take 2 mins here to provide a DEC that was observed during the lesson.

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