Sabina Sabina

Teaching practice 5
Beginner, A1 level


In this lesson, the students will learn and practise making wh- questions in present simple in the context of Free time and Daily routine, having further freer speaking practice of the TL.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Wh- questions in present simple in the context of Free time. Sts will be exposed to the TL in the context of the previous lesson, and will achieve accuracy through controlled practice

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide freer speaking practice in a questionary in the context of free time. Sts will ask each other questions in pairs and report to WC on each others answers.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Start lesson asking sts wh- questions. Use realia. 1. A pen: What is it? (A pen) How much does it cost? (1,5 TL) 2. Watch: What is it? (A watch) What is the time? (...) When do we finish? (At ... O'clock) 3. Show around yourself: Where are we? (At ITI) Point at yourself: "I live in Mecidiekoy," - point at one of the sts: "Where do you live?" - (...)

Exposure (7-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language using the context from the previous lesson

1. Use the context from the previous lesson. Draw on the WB: 1. A pen, 2 ITI, 3. At 1 pm, 4. 1,5 TL, 5. (Picture of a man). 2. Prepare flashcards of the words "What...?","Where...?", "When...?", "Who...?", "How much...?" - and put them on the WB. Make sts do a matching activity in pairs (1 minute). As FB, make the sts in turns do the matching on the board. Drill the question words. 3. Make a matching activity on HOs. (solo) Check (PW). FB (WC)

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

Put flashcards on the WB and make the sts put the words in the correct order. Is/what/it ? - What is it? It/ who/ is? - Who is it? Cost/ does/ how much/ it ? - How much does it cost? You/ do/ Where/ go ? - Where do you go? When/ meet/ does/ it ? - When does it meet? Sts put the words in order (solo), then check the answers in pairs. As FB, make sts come up to the WB and arrange the words. Elicit the structure: Wh- + am/is/are + Subject? Wh- + do/does + Subject + Verb. Drill the sentences.

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

Do Grammar ex. 1 from the CB (solo). Play the recording to make them check. Then check in pairs (PW). FB: the answers on the WB. Change pairs. Do ex. 3 from (do the first one together) (PW). FB: nominating WC. Do Pronunciation ex. 2 (myself). Make the drilling in pairs.

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

Do a speaking activity based on the previous exercise (PW). For this exercise arrange the students by numbering and make them do the exercise with someone who has the same number. For early finishers - change pairs. FB: sts report to WC their partners' answers. (If-time activity. If not, skip to the error correction) WB error correction.

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