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Lesson Plan 3

Prepositions of place (in, on and under)

Team:

Trainers:

March 13th, 2013.

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‘s to show possession. Infinitive articles: a-an. He’s/She’s. Main aim: By the end of the lesson Ss will prove how to use prepositions correctly and know the difference between in. numbers 1-10. family members.Group profile: 15 people between 16 and 50 years old. 11 of them students and 4 adults. classroom objects. 2 . on and under. There is/are. Previous knowledge: Exchanging information. professions.

T checks the words. Ss have to form the words and then paste them on the board.Activity # 1 Game Time 3 .5 minutes Objective To review the vocabulary that will be used in the class Language to be used Procedure Notebook Desk Sharpener Pencil case Chair Pens Eraser Markers Books T divides the group into three teams T gives and checks instructions T gives each team a set of papers which Ss will use to form three different words. Interaction Teamwork Material Pieces of paper Pritt tak Ss may not understand instructions Ss may form other words Anticipated problems Possible solutions T will give an example T will give them clues 3 .

2 slowly and 1 normal) Choral repetition (3 times) Individual repetition (3 times) nd T shows the 2 flashcard (elicit) *gives the sentence if nobody says it Choral and individual repetition Backtracking th Repeat until the 6 flashcard T checks concept by giving false statements Procedure Interaction Lockstep Material Flash cards (see appendix 1) Pritt tack Ss may pronounce incorrectly the sentences. Ss may confuse in with on or vice versa Anticipate problems Possible solutions T will recourse to choral repetition T will recourse to gesture to look for peer or selfcorrection 4 . There are two markers under the desk. There is an eraser under the chair. on. There are five books on the desk. T sets the context st st T shows the 1 flashcard and says the 1 sentence (3 times. There is a pencil in the sharpener. under) Time 10-15 minutes Objective To introduce the prepositions of place Language to be used There is a pen on the notebook. There are two pens in the pencil case.Activity # 2 Presentation (prepositions in.

There is an eraser under the chair.Activity # 3 Written exercise (prepositions in/on/under) Time 5 .7 minutes Objective To make Ss to prove that they have learnt the topic and they were not just parroting Language to be used There is a pen on the notebook. T gives the handouts T gives and checks instructions Ss have to write the sentences which were used in the presentation Ss start working on the handout T monitors T checks the answers on the board Procedure Interaction Individual work Lockstep Material Handout (see appendix 3) Anticipated problems Ss may not understand instruction Possible solutions T will give an example 5 . There are five books on the desk. There are two pens in the pencil case. There are two markers under the desk. There is a pencil in the sharpener.

Language to be used Simon says put your pencil on the chair. Simon says put your book under the chair. markets. markers.Activity # 4 Game (Simon says) Time 5 .8 minutes Objective To test comprehension. chairs. Simon says put your eraser on the floor. Simon says put your hands on the board. etc. Procedure Interaction Lockstep Teamwork Material Realia: Books. pens. Anticipated problems Ss may not understand instructions Possible solutions T will use mime 6 . sharpener. Simon says put a marker in a bag. pincils. T divides the group into two teams T gives and checks instructions T asks Ss to stand up then they have to do what the T asks after saying “Simon says” if the S does the order but the T did not say “Simon says” the S loses and he or she has to sit down.

There are three books under the notebook. Ss have to order the sentences and paste them on the board Teamwork Procedure Interaction Material Cards (see appendix 4) Anticipated problems Ss may not understand instructions Possible solutions T will use mime to give an example 7 . There are two markers on the board. Language to be used There is a book on the desk. T makes two teams T gives and checks instructions T gives to each team a set of cards which will have five different sentences in disorder. There is a board on the wall. There is a sharpener under the desk. There is an eraser on the notebook.Activity # 5 Game (Jumble) Time 7 . There are four windows in the classroom. There are six chairs in the classroom. There are five pens in the bag. There is a door in the classroom.10 minutes Objective To prove that Ss have learnt the construction of the sentences.

10 minutes Objective To make Ss produce THERE IS/ARE and the prepositions IN/ON/UNDER to describe sth. board. Ss who look the scenery (A) have to describe it to his/her partner and he/she has to draw it and vice versa. chair. eraser. books. Language to be used There is… There are… On In Under T divides the group into pairs Ss in pairs T gives and checks instructions Each pair has to sit down back-to-back. Procedure Interaction Pairwork Material Realia. Anticipated problems Ss may not understand instructions Ss may want to use other words or prepositions Possible solutions T will use mime or give an example T will write them on the board 8 . sharpener. Notebooks. desk. pens. pencil. In one side of the classroom there will be a scenery (A) and in the other side will be another different scenery (B). etc. table.Activity # 6 Communicative activity Time 7 .

APPENDIX 1 N O T E B O O K S H A R P E N E R D E S K P E N C I L C A S E C H A I R P E N S E R A S E R MA R K E R S B O O K S 9 .

APPENDIX 2 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 10 .

5) There is an eraser under the chair. 1) There is a pen on the notebook. 2) There are five books on the desk. 11 .APPENDIX 3 Write the sentences according with the pictures. 6) There are two markers under the chair. 3) There is a pencil in the sharpener. 4) There are two pens in the pencil case.

Write the sentences according with the pictures. 1) There is a pen on the notebook. 2) ____________________________________ 3) ____________________________________ 4) ____________________________________ 5) ____________________________________ 6) ____________________________________ 12 .

There are There is There are 13 . There are There is sharpener under the books board door Chairs Book Pens There are three There There is Is a a six a five under the notebook. the board. the the desk. the classroom. bag. the notebook.APPENDIX 4 There are four There is an two a windows eraser markers in on on the classroom. on in in on in the wall the classroom. desk.

There is a pencil in the sharpener.dər / instead of /ˈʌn. TYPICAL CONCEPT To talk about the existence of sth in a place. To talk about where sth is.+ noun There are two books under the chair. KEY FEATURES OF GRAMMAR There + to be + noun + prep. There are two markers under the desk. There are five books on the desk. There is a book on the chair. PRE-TEACHING PLAN (if necessary) OTHERS TEACHING CONSIDERATIONS (materials.dər / SITUATION FOR PRE/PRA/PRO Describing my classroom and what there is in it. NEW/UNFAMILIAR VOCABULARY Under On In Desk Chair Sharpener MODELS There is a pen on the notebook. miming. etc. There are two pencils in the bag. TYPICAL PROBLEMS FOR MEXICAN SS They use is for plural or Solution: gesture. blackboard exposition or They confuse in with on. + noun. are for singular. There is an eraser under the chair.LANGUAGE PATTERN ANALYSIS PATTERN: There is/are + Prepositions in/on/under TYPICAL MODEL OF THE PATTERN(S) 1) There + to be + noun+ prep.dər / Solution: Choral and individual repetition KEY FEATURES OF PRONUNCIATION /ɪn/ /ɒn/ /ˈʌn. PROBLEMS CONSEPT CHECK Asking where sth is. aids. 2) Prep + noun On the desk. There are two pens in the pencil case.) Flashcards Markers Handout Pritt tak 14 . TYPICAL PROBLEMS FOR MEXICAN SS Pronouncing /ˈun.