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B1 pre-intermediate level


This is a Text-based lesson using grammar as the main lesson goal. Ss will focus on practicing relative clauses.


Abc Relative clauses
Abc Relative clauses

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, practice and review of relative clause in our possessions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and clarification of relative clauses in the context of in how many things are different and relate with our current times


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

T introduce statements on a presentation: Shows a presentation including a picture What does the photo show? Why do you think the photographer took it? 1 minute - Learners work in pairs in breakout rooms and discuss. 1 minute T conducts OCFB and provides the real information. 2 to 3 minutes maximum

Exposure (6-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss read a text about "Our possesions" T shows a lecture, Ss select the correct relative pronoun Instructions: Look at the example sentences . Then complete the rules with who, which, that or where Ss answer individually first 1 minute Learners then share their answers in teams using Breakout rooms 2 minutes T conducts OCFB 5 to 7 minutes maximum

Clarification (7-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Ss have to answer the essentials of relative clauses which the teacher will guide them to discover the rules of the target language. These questions include aspects of meaning and form of the target language Teacher sets hints and clues to obtain the correct information Ss elicit the answers During class feedback, T checks the students’ understanding of the meaning of the target language (using Concept Checking Questions), elicits the form, as well as drills the pronunciation (chorally and individually, if necessary) to ensure the students know how to say the structures and any contractions Relative clauses using relative pronouns: who, which, where and that. Relative pronoun as subject. Relative pronoun as object.

Controlled Practice (5-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Instructions: Complete the text with who, which or where: Instructor answers 1 as a demonstration Check answers in pairs in Breakout rooms for 2 minutes T conducts OCFB 4 to 6 minutes maximum

Free Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Instructions: In teams, think of 2 things (place, someone, object, ect.) and make sentences to describe each thing without saying its name, examples: It’s something which/that you see in the street (a car) It’s someone who/that is in a hospital (a doctor) It’s a place where people watch movies (cinema) Learners work in pairs and discuss for 4 minutes. Learners share their responses for the whole class. 6 minutes While they are speaking, T monitors, is available to help and make a note of any errors T conducts OCFB Conduct feedback on the task Delayed Error Correction (DEC)

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