Takwa Al-Faitori Takwa Al-Faitori

Making hotel reservation, Practice present simple lesson.
Bigener. level


In this lesson, sts will practice listening for details and participate in controlled role plays.


Abc Role card

Main Aims

  • To provide controlled speaking practice and listening for specific information in the context of making hotel reservations.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review pronunciation of the alphabet and practice present simple tense.


Warmer/Lead-In (4-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Greet the students. I write the alphabet on the WB and have students say the letters in turns making sure everyone participates.

Pre-Listening (3-5 minutes) • To prepare the students for the text.

I show students a picture of Istanbul and ask them what city is it. Then, I ask students to look at the pictures from the book and ask them where they think it is.

While-Listening #1 (10-14 minutes) • To provide controlled listening practice.

I play the tape for the students to listen and check their answers. I play the tape for the students and ask them to repeat the alphabet. I play the tape again and ask the students and say the letters in groups. I play the tape and students tick the word they hear from minimal pairs.

While Listening #2 (3-5 minutes) • To check that students can differentiate between sounds

Students will be given two registration forms. I play the tape and students correct the mistakes in the forms.

Exposure of the functional language (7-10 minutes) • To have students practice asking for and giving the spelling of names.

I will highlight the example in the book and have them repeat: A: How do you spell your last name? B: C-R-E-W-E-S Then, I will ask the students to practice the question in pairs and to swap roles. I play the tape for the students and ask them to repeat the numbers and do the following exercise.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide less controlled listening practice.

Students look at the conversation and listen to it. I highlight the polite language in the conversation, drawing students' attention to saying "excuse me, please, thank you". Then, I will give them role play cards in which there is a similar conversation which they have to fill and practice in pairs, swapping roles.

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