Theme of The lesson: Describing places and directions
Aims: To enable students to participate in social conversations and ask for and give directions successfully.
Objectives: By the end of the lesson students will be able to
Use appropriate words for asking for and giving directions
Type of the lesson: Topic umbrella lesson
Content: The lesson contains warm-up, L, S, W activities and activities stimulating critical thinking and communication.
Materials: laptop, blackboard, handouts and cards.
Organizational moment: The lesson is started with greetings and a warm-up activity to create non-threatening, relaxing atmosphere.
Warm-up: (2 min)
Brainstorming “Places in the city”
Think of and write 3 places that every city on the planet has in it.
Making an association chain
Video track “Describing places and landmarks” (02:25)
(While showing the video, the teacher will explain new words)
Animated video by nusha_1103 “Giving directions” (01:15)
New words: roundabout turn right/left go straight on go past traffic lights
Handouts: asking for and giving directions
Practice: (26-31 min)
Speaking (7 min)
Make up your own dialogue of asking and giving direction on the basis of the animated video
Game “Where is the …?” (3-4 min)
Procedure: The teacher throws the ball to a student asking for direction to a place, then the student answers and throws the ball to the another student to continue giving direction and this process will go on till the last student completes and tells where it is situated.
Listening (4-5 min)
Listen to the track and fill in the gaps
A. The speaker gives directions to the _______________
B. The speaker gives directions to the _______________
C. The speaker gives directions to the _______________
D. The speaker gives directions to the _______________
Complete the gaps with the words below.
take past on straight At Go second
1. Go _______________ on.
2. _______________ past the traffic lights.
3. It’s the building next to the library _______________ the left.
4. _______________ the roundabout turn left.
5. Then _______________ the first left on to Green Street.
6. Go _______________ the traffic lights and take the _______________ right on to King’s Road.
Critical thinking: (5min)
Look at the paintings above.
What is happening in the picture?
What is the painting about?
How do you describe the paintings?
Writing. (7- 10 min)
Look at the map and write the direction.
Procedure: Students are given the maps and the questions asking for direction from the teacher. They should give direction in the written form.
Look at the pictures and write a description of the place.
Checking up the homework (2-3 min)
any geographical place;
that you like the most and describe it developing your mind map.
Infographics (due on Tuesday)
Choose a) an amusement park; b) museum; c) circus; d) library; e) supermarket describe it with the help of infographics.
Read the story for home reading.
Teacher : Signature:
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