Marco Isaacs Marco Isaacs

Can & Have To
A1 level


In this lesson, students will learn about the usage of Can and Have to, their differences and the way you write them. Starting with an explanation and further using graphic resources and activities to cement the learning


Abc Book
Abc Grammar Videos

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of modal verbs in the context of obligations and possibilities

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed and specific information listening practice using videos and texts about modal verbs


Warmer/Lead-in (1-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Greet the students and tell them about the topic of the day

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

Explan the topic, using examples and information found in the book and the presentation, as well as using the audios and videos to give more context

Productive Task(s) (5-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Give the students some previously chosen activities to work with, this to make sure they understood the topic

Feedback and Error Correction (5-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Have a group feedback session, to correct mistakes and make sure they have the correct information

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