Alardah Alardah

Artist, actor, athlete
Beginner level


In this lesson, Ss learn about the things people can and asking people what they can do. Also, Ss will learn some action verbs and (Can/Can't) grammar. The lesson starts by a discussion about things I can do. this followed by three main skills.


Abc Article
Abc action verbs
Abc Grammar Practice

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of Can/Can't
  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Ss work in pairs to ask questions to each other. in the context of Things they can do

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of Action verbs
  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about artist, actor, athlete. in the context of deaf, blind, disabled.


Lead-In (5-8 minutes) • Students will be aware about the topic.

-Tell the students two things you can do. For example, I can drive a car. I can speak Turkish. -Tell Students to write down three interesting things they can do. Walk around and help them with the vocabulary. -Put students in pairs to say what their abilities are. In feedback, ask some students to tell the class about their abilities. - Test before teaching by using mime to elicit action verbs.

Pre-Teach Vocab (5-7 minutes) • Students will be familiar with the words in the next task.

- Ask students to look at the pictures. Ask, What are they doing? -Play the recording. Ask students to match verbs to pictures. Let students check their answers in pairs. - Play the recording again. Students listen and repeat.

Reading (8-10 minutes) • Students read the article for the gist task.

-Students read an article individually about an artist, an actor and an athlete and what they can do. - Ask students to look at the photos. Ask, What are their jobs? What can they do? - Ask students to complete the sentences with a name in pairs. - Students will check their answers from the answer keys posted on the wall.

Can/Can't Grammar (10-12 minutes) • To explain to students where (Can/Can't) can be used.

Teacher explains the grammar in details as it's shown on the Whiteboard paper.

Grammar Practice (5-8 minutes)

-Students find mistakes in the text and correct them. - Students compare their answers with a partner before listening to the recording to check their answers. -Play the recording to students to check their answers.

Speaking-game (8-10 minutes) • To make students practice more Questions/Answers about Can/Can't.

- Students walk around and ask each other with Can/Can't as shown in the paper they will have. - They will write the name of the student before staring with game.

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