Evgeniy Kalashnikov Evgeniy Kalashnikov

Vocabulary: at the cafe
Grade 5-6 level


In this lesson students work with restaurant vocabulary and practise their speaking skills using the target language.



Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of restaurant vocabulary in the context of a real-life situation (restaurant visit)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a presentation in the context of restaurant concept


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The teacher presents a video. The students watch the video and guess the topic of the lesson

Exposure (6-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a situation

1. The teacher presents a video and asks the students to answer the question "What was/went wrong in the story?" (task 1 in Student's Worksheet) 2. The teacher presents the video again and asks the students to find what was different in the visit from their typical visits. Students have to tick such things in their worksheets (task 1 in Student's Worksheet)

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

The teacher shows pictures of the target language and elicits the vocabulary.

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1. The teacher shows the vocabulary once again, asks to repeat each vocabulary item without showing a word first and then reveals the word. The teacher asks to repeat the word again. 2. The teacher shows the vocabulary pictures in a different order and asks students to say the words. 3. The teacher shows pictures 6-10 and asks the students to call out the words and mime the actions at the same time, for example, drinking a bottle of water, eating a bowl of soup, eating some salad etc. 4. The students move to the computers and do the tasks online.

Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

1. The teacher asks to do task 3 (student's worksheet) 2. The students check the answers in pairs. 3. The teacher asks for the feedback

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

1. The teacher divides the students in groups of 4. 2. The teacher explains the task: the students imagine that they have a restaurant. They want more clients to come. They should tell people about the restaurant according to the plan (Task 4, Student's Worksheet) 3. The students work in groups and fill in the gaps in the table. 4. The students get ready for the presentation. 5. The groups choose who and how many people will present their ideas. 6. The teacher provides some error correction on the board.

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