Nasim Hamidpour Nasim Hamidpour

Elementary level


In this lesson the students are going to learn some new vocabulary for animals and the lesson will be taught using pictures and vides in order to help them remember the words better.


Abc Matching handout
Abc pictures
Abc board

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Which animals live in the sea in the context of Animals

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of sea animals that the students like


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The teacher will talk about a pet that she has just bought, That pet is fish. She is going to let the students know that this animal lives in the sea and they need to be in the water to live.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

The teacher will ask a question from the students to see if they like sea animals and if they would like to have a pet like fish.

Highlighting (3-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

The teacher will ask the students which animals they know that live in the sea. She will write the words on the board.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

The teacher will use some pictures to help the students learn the names of some other sea creatures. She will ask the students to repeat the words so that they will learn the correct pronunciation.

Controlled Practice (3-4 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

The students will be given a handout and they will need to match the animals with the place they live in.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

The teacher will ask the students about which sea creatures they have seen closely and what they think about those animals.

Free Practice (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

The teacher will ask the students about which animal would they choose to keep as a pet in their house.

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