Ayman Muslim Ayman Muslim

Group Tour , Adjectives
A 1 intermediate level


In this lesson , students will practice adjectives to describe others in a context of tour group . They will listen to some recordings describing three tourists where TL is used .


Abc HOs
Abc Flash cards
Abc Flash cards 2

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of adjectives describing people's appearance in the context of a tour group

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening practice for the TL using recordings about describing people in the context of a tour group


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask Ss some questions about pictures of people they will see on the board and try to elicit some answers and put them on the w/b . Feedback .

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

Drill a sentence on the w/b ex. He's tall . ask them concept questions or give the opposite of the adjective . More examples Explain the form showing them the position of the adjective in the sentence . point out the stressed syllable . FB

Controlled Practice (8-11 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ex.1 post some vocabularies on the wall of the classroom Ss try to put the relevant adjective in the blanks . Give out the HOs peer check Ex .2 listening to the recording for FB. Ex. 3 Ss put the adjectives in the right category Explain the meaning of them by using clines Draw a table on the board , ask Ss to come up and post the given adjectives FB

Highlighting (3-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Tennis Game . Ss will play a game using the TL . Split them out into 2 groups A -and B . Ss will try to give the opposite adjective as fast as possible .

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-11 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ex.1 & 2 G Ss will think of two famous people for each category and write their names in the table . it will be a competition where the first finishers will be the winners . FB Ex.1 L Show Ss the pics of Valerie and Brian ,elicit some descriptive adjectives and put them on the W/B . Ex. 2 Show Ss the four pics for tourists and have some predictions about them . play the recording , have Ss listen and try to identify the correct pics and match them FB

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss will write sentences using the TL about their friends or family members . Peer check Whole class feedback

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