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Lesson Outline (for TP3)
Elementary level


Abc face2face by Chris Redston and Gillie Cunningham, Cambridge University Press
Abc Self-made handouts

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of adjectives describing people and places

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about a tourist destination
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of people and places


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

- T asks S where they are from and if they like it there. Then, Ss will discuss some questions: Where are you from? What are the people like there? Do you like where you live now? Why or why not? - Learners work in pairs in breakout rooms and discuss. - T conducts OCFB.

Text Work (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- T shows Ss text and asks them to find as many adjectives as they can, and compare them in the chat. - T conducts OCFB

MFP (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

MEANING: - T gives a link to Google Form with words and pictures. Learners need to choose the correct option. Instructions: Match the capitalized words to the correct option. - Demo the task - T conducts OCFB and clarifies M with CCQs -- Example: Does crowded mean a lot of people or only a few people? A LOT, Are you excited from something if it is boring? NO, Are people in movies famous? YES, Does affordable mean you spend more or less money? LESS, What is more dangerous, sleeping or driving a car? DRIVING A CAR, Are people who travel a lot adventurous? YES. FORM: - T clarifies F by having Ss choose between two sentences. Instructions: Choose the correct sentence for each word. Make sure the adjective is in the right place. - Ss work in pairs in breakout rooms and discuss. - T conducts OCFB, CCQ: Do adjectives usually go before or after nouns? BEFORE PRONUNCIATION: - T plays a recording of the words and Ss determine if the words a 2, 3, or 4 syllables. - T drills Ss individually and chorally

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

- T gives a link to Google Form pictures and a selection of words from the word bank. Ss need to choose the correct options. Instructions: Choose words that describe the people and places in the photos? - Demo the task - Ss work in pairs in breakout rooms. - T conducts OCFB.

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- T shows students pictures of three cities and asks if Ss have heard of these cities before. - Instructions: Have you visited any of these cities? If not, which would you like to visit? Why? What do you think these cities are like? What do you think the people are like there? - Ss work in pairs using Breakout rooms and discuss. - T conducts DEC

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