Elementary (A1) level
By the end of the lesson, students will be better able to use family-related vocabulary to describe their families.
By the end of the lesson, students will have had the opportunity to practise speaking to describe their families,
Procedure (41-57 minutes)
Teacher displays a picture of a large family and asks Ss to answer some questions about it. Ss work in pairs. Teacher monitors. W/C F/B.
Teacher displays his own family tree and elicits the vocab. ECDW (Elicits > Concept-Check > Drill > Write).
Teacher shows H/O#1 and asks Ss to work alone to fill in the gaps. Teacher monitors. Peer check. W/C F/B.
Teacher asks Ss to unfold the handout and choose another person in the family. They then write sentences about that family member's relationship to others in the family. T monitors. Ss discuss their answers in pairs.
Teacher asks students to write the names of 5 members of their family. Ss pass names to their partner and ask questions about the names. T monitors and provides delayed F/B if necessary.
T gives out H/O#2 and asks Ss to listen to the song and complete the missing words using the words at the bottom of the page. Ss listen then check in pairs while T monitors. T plays song again if necessary. W/C F/B