Mohamed Mohamed

Going Home
Elementary level


In this lesson, students will go over the different terms used when booking for a hotel room and how to writing an email to a hotel for room reservation.


Abc Book
Abc Handout
Abc Pictures
Abc Powerpoint

Main Aims

  • To provide writing practice for how to book for a hotel room

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen to fill in words in a short passage


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

Now the summer is coming to an end, did you go on vacation? Where did you go? discuss it in pairs please to see who had the most interesting summer.

Exposure (10-12 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Center yourself Pre-teach vocabulary: Match the words with their meaning or the picture Check in Check out Queen size bed Booking Single bed Luggage Guest Monitor You have two minutes, you can work alone or in pairs. Provide the answer key preview the picture on the PowerPoint and demonstrate, asking them the following: Read for 30 seconds and guess what you think the answers are. ICQ: Are you going to write? Do you have a long time to read? Monitor Now listen (demonstrate by using hands) and answer the blanks. Demonstrate how to answer by stopping the recording for the first blank you have 1 minutes to check your answers in pairs Roleplay: Number students 1/2, 1 would be the (you hear) 2 would be the (you say) they would be practicing for two minutes Monitor

Useful Language (6-8 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

preview the table on the PowerPoint Demonstrate by answering the first one now answer the rest, you have 2 minutes Monitor provide answer key on the wall and ask them to move around

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

You will read an email for 30 seconds and guess the answer while reading pass handout 3 you have two minutes answer from the box preview answers on the board write a formal email to a hotel similar to the task: individually • Write an email to one of the hotes to make a reservation for you and your friend • Say: What room(S) • you would like (Single, double) how many? • Which day do you want to go? • Ask for a room with a view and information about if a cab can pick you up. • Ask them to confirm your reservation You have 4 minutes ICQ: are you going to write an email to your friend? no is it going to be for a hotel? yes Is it going to be informal? no share in pairs what you wrote, if there is still some time left: write an informal email to a friend you have not seen in a long time

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

Provide feedback by writing the sentence or the word on the board, and correct it with a different color.

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