Mandana Mandana

TP #6 Vocabulary / Speaking
Elementary level


In this lesson different jobs and related vocabulary will be presented. Ss will read about most popular jobs in the US and practice the vocabulary to answer the questions based on the text. They will learn how to use the word 'work' a sentence with different expressions such as, work for someone, with someone and in a place.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of Job titles in the context of Work and study

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide deduction reading practice using a text about The Gallup Survey in the context of jobs


Warmer (2-3 minutes) • To introduce the context of the lesson to students and make them interested

T plays hangman on the board to introduce the subject. The subject of this unit is Work & Study. The students will play until they can guess the word 'Work'. Write the alphabet letters on pieces of paper and put them on the board. Any time students guess a correct letter, pick it and use it in the word. Give clear instructions: say one letter at a time. and agree on it before you say it to the teacher. After they find the word, teacher explains that we are going to talk about jobs.

Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To prepare students for the vocabulary

Put the students in groups of four and put one more set of alphabet letters on the board. Tell students that they are going to think of a job that starts with one of the letters, come to the board and take the letter, write the job title on it and keep it. give them 2 minutes and then get WC feedback.

Vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To teach the vocabulary and practice the meaning

Students will work on Ex.1 on P.66. They need to write the first letter of each job to make correct words. They will work in pairs. Most students know the words doctor, teacher and engineer. CCQ: Was Mimar Sinan an architect? Yes Is Lionel Messi a football coach? No Is Fatih Terim a football coach? Yes Is Orhan Pamuk a scientist? No Was Albert Einstein a scientist? Yes Elicit the part of speech and word stress for each word. Have the students repeat the words and practice pronunciation (Drilling)

Controlled practice and exposure (3-5 minutes) • To check students understanding and expose them to the word 'wokk'

Students will do a crossword puzzle in pairs. The puzzle is designed to check their understanding from the words they learnt in this lesson and also to expose them to the written definition of jobs. In the next activity students will see how 'work' is used in different sentences, so in this activity they will read examples and get ready for the next activity. Feedback: Answer keys

preparation for speaking (6-8 minutes) • To help students learn taking about jobs, workplaces etc.

Write place, company, people and tools on the board and ask students to match each of these words with a group of expressions. Students read the expressions in the circles individually and match the expressions from the box to the correct group, in pairs. as the students are doing the activity, write the expressions on the board and do WCFB. Drill one expression from each group of expressions.

Freer practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide speaking practice on the subject, identify their strength and weaknesses, error correction

Give students small pieces of paper and ask them to think of a person they know or just imagine someone, they need to write these information on the paper: write a name other than their names, a workplace, a company. ICQs: Are you going to write your real name? No Is it ok if I write Mandana as my name? No they will mingle and introduce themselves with the information on their paper. demonstrate the activity before they start. "My name is Laura Brown, I am an architect, I work for Skylove company." Walk around the class, take notes of errors and do a delayed error correction. Ask a few students to introduce a friend they talked to.

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