Mohamed Ali Mohamed Ali

Elementary level


This lesson is planned to help the students practice vocabulary and reading skills. The students will see some photos and guess the feelings. The ss will listen to five conversations and circle the correct adjective that describe people's feelings. The ss study the use of get with adjectives e.g. "get angry". The ss and answer questions to practice speaking. The teacher elicits shock and culture from the ss. The ss listen for choosing the definition of culture shock. The read to match the words with their meanings. The plays a game to review vocabulary. The ss watch a video about culture shock. They answer while and post reading questions.


Abc Listening practice
Abc Discussion
Abc Listening practice
Abc Reading practice
Abc An activity
Abc A game

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification for vocabulary in the context of feelings.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To read for specific information through scaning for vocabulary ( foreigner, little by little, term, forever and anthropologist) and their definitions in the context of Culture Shock.


Warm- up (3-5 minutes) • To prepare the students for the lesson.

The T shows the ss some photos and elicit the feelings. The T asks the ss to repeat the adjectives after him then he writes them on the board showing the ss the stress and pronunciation. The teacher is going to elicit the following adjectives of feelings. angry happy bored sad nervous worried relaxed

Listening practice (5-8 minutes) • To help the ss listen and choose the correct adjective

The ss listen to five conversations and circle the correct adjective that describes the people's feelings. Instructions: Listen to FIVE conversations and CIRCLE the correct adjective.

Discussion (3-5 minutes) • To discuss some questions around personal feelings.

The T. elicits the use of "get" with adjectives and gives some examples such as "get angry" "get nervous" In pairs the ss discuss the questions and answers.

Listening Practice (3-5 minutes) • To listen for gist

The T elicits the words "culture and shock" before listening The ss listen for selecting the best definition for culture shock. Instructions: We have three definitions "meanings" for culture shock. "Listen and choose the best definition" So you are going to ------------ and ------------

Reading a text (3-5 minutes) • To read for specific information

The ss read a text about culture shock to match the definitions with the words. Instructions: Read the text. Match the DEFINITIONS with the WORDS in YELLOW.

The board race game (3-5 minutes) • To review the adjectives of feelings

The T sticks the photos of feelings on the board and divide the ss into two teams.The teacher says an adjective that refers to a photo. One student from each team tries to reach the photo before the other. The winning team is the one that collects more photos.

A video (8-12 minutes) • To watch a video for answering questions about culture shock.

The ss watch a video about culture shock and adaptation. They watch the video for answering while watching questions. Instructions: READ the questions and WATCH the video to find the answers. Questions: 1. Where is the man now? 2. Where is the man from? 3. What is the problem of the men in the airport? 4. What is the problem of the man in the emergency room? 5. What is the problem of the woman having lunch?

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