Mennah Magdi Mennah Magdi

asking for goods and services
elementary level


In this lesson students learn about shops and asking about different goods and services through guided discovery based on listening (video). The lesson starts with a discussion about shops. This is followed by a video about the services which can be offered in two different kinds of shops. Finally there is some controlled practice through fulling the gaps and free practice Via a final speaking activity.


Main Aims

  • Speaking: To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of asking for goods and services

Subsidiary Aims

  • Writing: To provide product writing practice of a conversation in the context of asking for goods and services


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

The teacher will start by showing a picture for some shopping pages and ask the students to do ex1 on page 94. The teacher will show the students two pictures for hairdresser's and clothes shop and ask them what can they buy from them?. The teacher will show the student ex 2 and ask them to match it with the places in the pictures. The teacher will make groups to checking answers. The teacher will give the feedback.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through listening

The students will watch the video to solve ex 3a. The teacher will ask the students to check their answers together in groups. The teacher will check the answers with the students.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

The students will watch the video again to solve ex 3b. The teacher will use Nearpod application to check the students answers.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

The teacher will divide students into groups/pairs to solve and check the useful language in ex 4a The students will check their answers from the video. the teacher will ask the students to work in pairs to do ex 5a and 5b. The teacher will be monitoring to write down the students’ errors.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

The teacher will put the students’ errors on the board and correct it with them.

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