Kely Kely

Copy of Grammar, there is , there are - Listening and speaking
Elementary, face to face, pages 38-39 level


In this lesson students lean how to use there is and there are for plural and singular nouns through PPP procedure. and finally to consolidate the understanding of the main aim there are some listening and speaking activities.


Abc HO
Abc Audio
Abc Whiteoard
Abc HO

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of There is , there are in the context of likes and dislikes, places

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening and speaking based on some places


Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To have a warm up with countable and uncountable nouns and name of places and food.

At this stage students are going to talk about their favorite food and drink and also different buildings around the place where they live. In this way I can engage and make them ready for the grammar part (there is/ there are).

Practice through a speaking and listening for presentation. (15-17 minutes) • To present the words in the course book and a listening to engage them with the grammar part.

I am going to give them 3 photos of different cities and listen to some sentences from 3 conversations about the places. They are going to guess which sentences are about Auckland, Keswick or Eyeries. There are 3 sentences for each place. And then working on grammar part and pronunciation.At this stage I am going to teach them the use of there is and there are for singular, plural, countable and uncountable nouns using the board to illustrate for them. And also the negative and question forms.

Production. (12-15 minutes) • To elicit the grammar part and the words they learnt.

I am going to give students some HOs to work on using there is, there are and question/ negative forms to work in pairs and groups. Students are going to do a listening part taken from Old Headway Elementary, The teacher monitors them for delayed error correction. And finally they are provided with the answers.

Freer practice (6-9 minutes) • To have them practice more on the grammar point.

They are given another HO to choose a favorite place (a town/ city/ village in their country or a holiday place they know). They should tick/ cross the things in the box that are/ are not in that place. Finally they compare their ideas with each other's in close and open pairs.

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