Mustafa Elshamy Mustafa Elshamy

Wednesday Sep.21.2022 Vocabulary Collocations
English 11 level




Abc Handout
Abc Speak Out

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of collocations in the context of habits/relationships.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about research in the context of habits/relationships.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. The teacher writes the following words on the board: go-take-get-do. 2. Ask the students to work in pairs and list the words that go with those words. 3. Share your list with the teacher.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. In pairs, try to do the quiz together. 2. Go to page 158 and check your answers.

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

1. Get back to the text again. 2. Read and highlight the expressions that go with go, take, get and do. 3. Read the expressions out loud chorally.

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

At this stage, the teacher will teach the following: 1. Meaning: Mainly by eliciting the new words' meaning and letting the students figure out the meaning themselves before telling them. 2. Form: The teacher will ask the students to guess the form of the word first before teaching it. 3. Pronunciation: The teacher will drill individually and chorally with the students.

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

1. Ask the students to work in pairs and create their collocations. 2. Share your sentences with other students and try to fix your mistakes. 3. Share your sentences with the teacher. 4. At this stage, the teacher will provide full support.

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

1. In pairs, one student will say one of the words (go, take, get, or do). 2. The other student will complete a word/sentence that matches the word. 3. The teacher will provide little support for the emerging language at this stage.

Free Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1. Each student will make a list of things they do daily. 2. Then, they will list questions they want to ask their partner about their day. 3. The teacher will only observe and take notes at this stage. 4. After the students are done, the teacher will provide feedback on fluency and the target language.

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