Em Storey Em Storey

Lexis 1
Elementry level


Students will learn the MFP of very, really, too and quite through reading a text.


Abc Let's Practice (Controlled Practice)
Abc Winners and Losers
Abc Class Slides

Main Aims

  • To provide practice and clarification of adverbs very, really, quite and too in the context of winning a holiday

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about winning a holiday
  • To provide gist listening practice using a short video about winning a competition


Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will watch a short YouTube video from good morning Britain and write down their predictions for what the lesson might be about. (2 minutes) YouTube video: https://youtu.be/tmxK52JVpOQ CCQ: Will you write your predictions? I will then ask students to feedback their ideas and write them on the class slides. (2 minutes) EQs: Did the man in the video win a prize? (Yes) What was his prize? (A trip and money) What do you think our topic is today? (Prize winners/people who win prizes)

Exposure & Highlighting (7-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Activity 1 Ask students to read through the text and answer the four true or false questions on the google forms. (2 Minutes) CQs: Can you access the google form? Will you get the answers from the text? Break out rooms to discuss answers (1 minute). CQS: Will you discuss your answers? Will you speak in Spanish? Whole class feedback: What did you get? (1 minute) Answers: False False False True Activity 2 Ask students to use google slides to underline words very, really, too and quite. (2 minutes) Demonstrate activity, underlining first two words. Tell them that there are 8 more. CQs: Is the activity on google slides? Do you have access to the slides? Whole class feedback. (2 minutes) Did you find all 10? Alternate giving examples of what they have found.

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Meaning 1. Match the pictures exercise on google slides (1 minute). Whole class feedback: correct answers. (1 minute) CQ: Will you match the pictures with the words? 2. Whole class discussion: which one means "more than you need?" (1 minute) Answer: "too" 3. Describe an adverb - it describes nouns or verbs. (2 minutes) CQs: Can an adverb describe a noun? Yes Can an adverb describe a verb? Yes Which one of these words is negative? Too. Form 1. Break out room: discuss the form of the verb and fill in the gaps. (2 minutes) CQs: Will you edit the slides? No. Will you speak in English? Yes. Answer: Very, really, quite and too come after the verb and before the adjectives. Whole class feedback: put the answers in the correct place. (2 minutes) Pronunciation 1. Individual Activity: Match the words to the syllables. (2 minutes) 2. Whole class feedback: Correct answers and pronounce together. (2 minutes) Answers: 1 syllable: too, quite 2 syllables: very, really

Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Individual practice: students to fill out google form quiz. (3 minutes) CCQs: Have you got the google form link? Yes/No How long is the activity? 3 minutes Whole class: go through answers on the google forms. (2 minutes) Answers: 1. too 2. very 3. really 4. too 5. very 6. really 7. very 8. too

Free Practice (8-9 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Individual: Write down a town or city that corresponds to the prompts. (3 minutes) Pair-work: Compare answers in break out rooms. (2 minutes) CQ: Will you speak in English? Yes Will you share your ideas? Yes How many minutes is the activity? 2 minutes Whole class: DEC & Feedback - listen in to breakout rooms and write out anything that needs correcting. (5 minutes)

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