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Main Aims

  • To recite the alphabet along with flash cards

Subsidiary Aims

  • Ss will become familiar with sounds of the alphabet and pronuniation


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

T. will introduce themself . ( hello, my name is Teacher Karima) T. will write down her name and indicate the first letter, T. will drill the first letter. T. will ask Ss. their names. T will write down Ss. names and indicate first letters, T. will drill the first letter.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Teacher will show students a written diagram of the alphabet in L1 Teacher will then show diagram of the English alphabet. Teacher will now end all communications in L1

Presentation (15-20 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T. will present the alphabet using a poster chart. T. will first pronounce each letter of the alphabet. T. will pronounce first letter again and indicate for Ss. to repeat. T. will continue for the whole alphabet.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T. will randomly point to a letter and indicate for Ss. to pronounce. T. will help by miming (if possible) if Ss. struggle T. will focus on vowels ( at this stage Ss. are unaware that these are vowels) T. will then choose a selection of consonants and indicate for Ss. to pronounce. T. will show great enthusiasm when Ss. are correct

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T. will play alphabet path with Ss. T. will lay out flash cards in a path and using a dice the Ss. will land on a letter and will have to pronounce it.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T. will use flash cards and Ss. have to indicate the letters. Flash cards will show words. T. will use point scoring system to encourage the Ss. Small prizes will be given at the end.

Cooler • To relax Ss. after the lesson and to allow them to see what they have learned

T. will give students alphabet flash cards and students will see if the can spell their own name. Ss. will end lesson feeling proud of themselves and will feel excited for next lesson

Homework • To give Ss. a task to work on to enable retention of lesson

T. will give handouts to Ss. and indicate this should be done to present next lesson.

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