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Classroom Objects
Beginner level


Students will learn classroom vocabulary and questions/answers using new vocabulary.


Abc Side by Side Plus book 1

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of asking and answering questions in the context of classroom vocabulary

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of classroom vocabulary


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To review last week's lesson

1. Quick review: What's your name, address, phone number? (repeat after me) How do you spell that? (everyone spell name) 2. Talk with a partner. Ask questions both ways.

Exposure (3-4 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Conversation between teachers: A. Hi, how are you? B. I'm fine. And you? A. I'm fine. Do you have a pen? B. Yes I have a pen. It's on the table. A. Where's the folder? B. It's on the floor. A. Do you have a computer? B. No, I don't have a computer.

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

A. Pull objects out of backpack and drill (pen, pencil, book, folder, computer, chair, table, floor) 1. Pull out and gesture to elicit response. 2. Say name and repeat, chorally and individually 3. Show card (or write on board) B. Worksheet--matching picture to word (no notes) work together; correct C. Quick review of words

Productive Task(s) (20-25 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

A. Practice Statement 1. "This is a ___." (pen, pencil, folder, book, computer, table, chair, the floor) Elicit responses, write on board, drill chorally and individually. Repeat with all objects. B. Elicit question for Statement 1 (write "?" on board, fill in words "What is this?") 1. drill question chorally and individually. 2. Demo question and answer with one or two terms. (What is this? This is a ___.) 3. Students practice with partner all Q&A (no notes) C. Practice Statement 2. "It's on the ___." (floor, table, chair) Demonstrate with objects. Elicit responses, write on board, drill. D. Elicit Question 2. "Where is/Where's the ___?" 1. Drill question. 2. Demo Q&A (Where's the pencil? It's on the table.) 3. Students practice with partner using worksheet 2 prompt. (no notes) E. Practice Statement 3. "Yes I have a ___. / No I don't have a ___." (use thumbs up/down) 1. Elicit statements using objects in my hand or not. Write on board. Drill. F. Elicit Question 3. "Do you have a ___?" 1. Drill question. 2. Demo Q&A (Do you have computer? Yes, I have a computer.) 3. Students practice with a partner using all objects.

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To provide students an opportunity to use language in a cotrolled setting

Students practice all questions and answers with partner. Can use notes. Demo. Monitor responses.

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

List options on the board--students choose correct. Where is book/Where's the book I have pencil/I have a pencil It's on a floor/It's on the floor

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