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Superlatives Adjectives
A2 level


In this lesson: In this lesson, the students will learn about the topic of superlative adjectives. Whilst being given support from the teacher, the students will be provided 4 activities to practise their new profound skill and knowledge of superlative adjectives. The tasks that the students will be given by the teacher is a handout of images that the students will need to describe to a higher degree. (Using superlative adjectives). Followed by a controlled practice activity where they will fill in the blank spaces (Pair work) and the class will review the answers together. Secondly, a semi-controlled activity will be given where the teacher will provide a HO for the students to practice. Lastly, at the end of the lesson, the students will be handed the worksheet from the ‘SpeakOut Elementary’ student book. To complete and discuss why they had chosen the answers they have written down.


Abc Speakout Elementary Student Handbook
Abc Gap - Fill Hand Out
Abc • Multiple choice questions
Abc Photographs
Abc Powerpoint slides

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Superlatives adjectives in the context of Travel.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of Superlative Adjectives in the context of Travel.


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

The T will start the class with a short question displaying a few photographs in order to get all the students to engage, and observe their use of words and review the language they use to express their opinions.

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

The T will show a picture including 3 labelled areas and ask the students to describe the description of the heights of the building, whilst writing their answers on the IWB. "How would you describe these buildings with one word?"

Clarification (5-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

The T will show the students the 'hidden rules' of adjectives transforming into superlatives so they can comprehend the difference between the meanings of the words.

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

The teacher will then provide a task that allows the students to see the differences of adjectives and superlatives which will enable me to review if they have comprehended what the T has taught them. Following the T will then provide a handout where the students will have to fill in the gaps and we will review their answers together if need be the T can correct them.

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

The Ss will be provided handouts to practice their new skill of superlatives adjectives, the teacher will demonstrate one/two examples, demo and ICQs. These handouts are PW activities. There will also be an exercise where they should identify the mistakes in the sentences. Then, they check the answers with the rest of the class.

Free Practice (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Discuss what the Ss had written as their answers on the Superlative HO and why they had chosen the words they had written.

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