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Beginners Lesson
Beginners level


In this lesson, Ss will practise numbers 20-100. They will also learn to ask and answers questions about people's ages.


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Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, Ss will be able to practice numbers 20-100 in the context of asking and answer questions about people's age.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about Identifying info about friends


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

- Tell Ss that we are going to play question-answer game. - Tell Ss that I will ask a student question and wait for the answer, the student asks another one a different question and so on and so forth. - The game lasts for 3 minutes. - After Ss have finished, they say one interesting thing about one of their classmates. ICQs: 1. Should I ask the same question? "No" 2. How much time do we have? "3 min"

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

- Chest the hand-out of numbers. - Ask Ss to listen and repeat numbers, then give Ss the hand-out. - Pause the recording after each number for Ss to repeat. - a) Focus Ss on how numbers 21, 22 are written. then Ss write the missing numbers individually. Next they check answers in pairs. - Ss listen to recording to check their answers. - Drill the numbers chorally and then individually.

Clarification and highlighting (8-12 minutes) • To draw students' attention to MPF of the target language

- I clarify the MPF of the problematic numbers, e.g., thirty, forty, sixty , a hundred

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- While chesting the hand-out, tell Ss they will answer this practice choosing the right option. - Give Ss the hand-out and demo the first two questions with them. - Ss answer alone and then check answers with a partner.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- Show Ss pictures of famous people and ask Ss to guess their ages. - Demo the activity with one of the Ss.

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