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TP4 Determiners
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will review about determiners, quantifiers, and distributives. All in the context of Reverse Graffiti.


Abc Wordwall
Abc Google presentation
Abc Life. Upper Intermediate. Dummett, P, et al. (Hampshire, UK: 2013) pp. 48-49
Abc Google Jamboard
Abc Whiteboard

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice Determiners, quantifiers and distributives in the context of Reverse Graffiti

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency in the context of Art and graffiti


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will show the graffiti picture. I will ask them to predict about the image and the lesson topic. What is this man doing? What do you think this lesson is about? FB What did you talk about, guys? BOR for 2 minutes I will share the Presentation link with them.

Text work (4-5 minutes) • To set an activity that introduces language to Ss in a friendly way

I will ask them to fill in the gaps in the sentences of the wordwall activity. I will share the link with them. I will do the first question for them as an example. They have to work in pairs for 2 minutes to complete the activity. BOR FB

Meaning (4-5 minutes) • To guide students to discover meaning in target language

I will ask you about the word that they used to complete the sentences. What they do to the noun that is in front of them? The meaning would change if we used another word? Which kinds of words are? A: Determiners How are they classified? I will give you a jamboard link, and in there I want you to match the determiners with the categories where they belong. For matching the determiners, you have 2 minutes. Please work with your partners. BOR FB

Reading for gist (4-5 minutes) • To guide students to discover meaning in target language

I want you to read this article about the reverse graffiti. While you reading, try to locate other determiners. Write down one sentence of the text that has one determiner.

Form (4-5 minutes) • To guide students to recognize form in target language

I want you to answer the 4 questions in this Google presentation slide 7. You have 2 minutes Now please enter this jamboard link and match the determiners with their patterns. Jambard Slide 2 You have 2 minutes BOR FB

Pronunciation (4-5 minutes) • To guide students to identify pronunciation in target language

We will review these pronunciation items: Every motorist Either Any The-appearance of both-types

Controlled practice (3-5 minutes) • To help students use the language in closely monitored environments

I want you to complete these sentences with a deminer. Work with your partner, and you have 3 minutes for this task. BOR FB.

Freer practice (6 minutes) • To help students use the language in a more relaxed and open environment

Talks with your partners about these questions. You have 4 minutes What do you think about the reverse graffiti? Do you believe that all art produces changes? Should cities give sites to graffiti artists? BOR FB

Feedback (3 minutes) • To gather and discuss the group’s ideas, as well as give feedback on their answers and use of English

FB What did you discuss? DEC

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