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Adverbs of frequency
pre intermediate level


in this lesson , I will teach SS how to use adverbs to talk about their daily activities or routine in their jobs. I start my lesson by displaying pictures for things done frequently to help SS talk about them. Then i present the adverbs in a reading text about a girl talking about her daily activities, Then I highlight the target language to help SS do the controlled practice and end my lesson by the freer practice in which SS write 4 sentences about their jobs or study .


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Main Aims

  • To provide SS the opportunity to know adverbs of frequency and use them in the context of talking about routine and jobs

Subsidiary Aims

  • SS will be able to write about their jobs or study using adverbs of frequency


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

T greets the SS and show them the pictures .T asks them '' what can you say about these pictures?. SS try to talk about the pictures. T elicits the target language from the ss. T asks ''How often do you go shopping?/ When do you brush your teeth? to get SS use the target language naturally.

Exposure (4-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T ask SS to read the questions first .Then SS read the text to find the answers. SS work individually first to find the answers, Then ,they work in groups to check their answers. T monitors and takes notes to give feedback.

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

T presents some useful language phrases and words to help SS to know the target language T sets the task for this stage .T models the task for the ss. Then ,SS work individually to put the adverbs on the line .Then SS check their answers in groups. T checks by giving feedback an d displays the answers.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T elicits the meaning of the adverbs asks SS to complete a table about them. T writes examples and highlights the positions of the adverbs. T drills the sentences and make sure SS get them.

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

T sets the task and model it .SS work individually to make true sentences. T gives feedback by showing the answers on the screen and make corrections if needed.

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

T sets the task and asks SS to write 4 sentences about their jobs or study in 5 minutes .T asks them to use adverbs of frequency in their sentences. SS tell each other about their sentences in 3 minutes. T monitors and takes notes to give feedback and corrections when needed.

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