Jon Bevis Jon Bevis

Elementary level


In this lesson, students learn about introducing themselves and others


Abc Unit 1D from Nat Geo Life Coursebook
Abc Audio Recording Track 013

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of general introductions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of phrases dealing with greetings and self-introduction


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

T will screenshare with students the google jamboard. The first board has photos of people greeting each other and shaking hands. T will ask Ss "What do you think these people are doing?"

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

T will continue to screenshare and will have Ss listen to the Audio Recording of individuals introducing themselves to each other. On the screen will be a picture from the text associated with the recording. Then T will play the second recording of one individual introducing other individuals to each other and some introductory conversation between the two introduced.

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

T will share a screen and display Google Jamboard for the lesson. Jamboard will include useful language for the lesson and visuals. The following language will be covered: 1. My/ Her/ His name is... 2. I'm/ He's/ She's from... 3. Nice to meet you!

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

T will introduce the productive task by sharing the productive task google form with Ss. The google form will have fields for the Ss to fill out "Name," "Where are you from," "Are you a student?," and "What is your job?" T will then place SS in BOR where they will answer the questions for each other. They will do this for 6 - 7 minutes. Then T will return class to open classroom. Each student will introduce their partner to the class with the information they have collected.

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

T will provide feedback based on errors found during the productive task. T will screen share and use google jamboard as a visual during this period.

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