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what is it? it is a... what are they? they are....
2nd grade of primary school level


in this lesson, students learn to ask about classroom objects names by using what is it? and what are they?. students have already worked on saying "hello, my name is..." and students need to be able to know the names of classroom objects to enable them to ask each other their names. the lesson starts with a song related to classroom objects and it continues by showing some pictures and then an explanation of the story and it ends with a conversation.


Abc Big English1

Main Aims

  • • in this lesson, students are going to learn how to name classroom objects, how to ask each other about classroom objects' names and how to distinguish between plural and singular things

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of classroom objects
  • To provide clarification of asking what is it and what are they and answer to these
  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation, ask and answer
  • To provide deduction


playing a song (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

playa related song and ask them to listen only

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

show them the picture of the classroom objects and say

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

point to real classroom objects and say, ask and answer myself

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

play them the audio related to the lesson and telling them a story from a class and ask some questions; e.g what do you see in these pictures? is it a book or is it a pen? what color is it? what object is the teacher pointing to?.....

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

showing picture and ccq. e.g: what should I say for this picture? is it better to say it is a crayan or they are crayans

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

ask them to ask each other the names of classroom objects or make a role play in a conversation.

matching drill with playing an audio (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

show them disordered pictures and want them to arrange them or I play audio and want them to show me what they hear

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