Mehiar Mehiar

Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will practice vocabulary in the context of relationships. The lesson starts with showing a picture of a wedding party and raising questions about it, followed by drawing a family tree to introduce some vocabulary about family relationships. Then Ss will do a controlled activity to match words related to different relationships with their definitions. After that Ss will talk about their different roles they play in life. Lastly, student will practice listening for specific details in the context of relationships.


Main Aims

  • To review and introduce relationship vocabulary in the context of roles people play

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen for specific detail in the context of relationships


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set the context of the lesson

-I will show the picture on p. 46 which contains a wedding party, then I will ask some questions like: What can you see? Why are people coming together? Who comes/ do you invite for your parties?

Introduction to vocabulary (11-14 minutes) • to review and practice vocabualry

- I will start drawing a family tree to introduce some basic family-relationship vocabulary. The students will help by choosing Turkish names for the people - Then.after eliciting the words I will use CCQs -Next, I will show students a HO that includes a question asking them to match some relationship with their definition. SS will work in pairs to check their answers. At that time I will be moving around to check teh progress of work. Then FB with the WC - I will use CCQs to make sure that Ss got the meaning

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • to check ss understanding of the new vocabulary

- Ss will play the game "find someone who". I will give the instructions to Ss and then they have to stand up and move around to find someone who is an employee, grandmother..etc - Then Ss will work with a partner to tell him about his findings -Next students will practice another controlled activity. I will show them the HO that contains the activity. Ss have to move around and to fill a table of roles' and relationship vocabulary with names of people who play those roles like niece, employer and close friend. -Ss have to find a partner to exchange his findings with him

Pronunciation (6-8 minutes) • to practice the pronunciation of the new vocabulary

- I will say the words and students repeat after me chorally and individually. - I will mark the stress of each word, and correct mistakes (if any)

freer activity (3-4 minutes) • to use TL to describe a person

- Displaying the wedding part picture again -Giving Ss the instructions that i am going to describe a person in the picture and they should know him. - eliciting gusses from Ss -Asking Ss to to the same with his partner

Listening (4-6 minutes) • to listen for specific detail

- Introducing the word (twin) by showing a picture of a twin and eliciting Showing the HO to Ss and giving short instructions (you have to look at the picture and guess the names of the people). -Ss work in pairs to do it -Then I will play the audio to allow them to check their answers

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