A Sample ESA Lesson Plan
Teacher: Hoang Thi Thanh Hue Observer: N/ A Date and time: 19/09/19Class level: Beginner Room: 201 Expected number of student: 10
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New vocabulary: banana, bread, chicken, cookie, orange juice, milkNew structure: I like/ donât like _____.Teaching aids: a paper bag, 03 real food items, pictures of foods and drink, drawing paper, board, and pens, worksheets
For the students to be able to identify and name foods and drinks and talk about their likes and dislike
To improve my instructions by demonstrating rather than using verbal instructionsAnticipated problems for students: pronunciation of âlikeâ and âdonâtâ, âmilkâSolution: Drilling and mouth diagramsAnticipated problems for the teacher: Getting students to participate activelySolution: Fun activate phase activity
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Put a banana, cookie, and bread in a paper bag, walk around the room and invite several students to smell or put a hand inside the bag and feel them (without looking). Ask students âWhatâs in the bag?â The students should name them or draw pictures if they donât know the words.Open the bag and pour out all the items onto a desk. Point to the items and say âLook. Foodâ. Have students say the word âFoodâ several times and then draw a happy face on the board and introduce the topic today âI like foodâ
Show pictures of foods and drinks and ask studentsâ What is thisâ Write the answers on the board (7 mins, T - S)Drill pronunciation, with attention to /k/ sound in âmilkâ (3 mins T-S)
Match the picture to the correct word (in pair) (5 mins S-S)Feedback from the above activity (3 mins, T - S)Draw a happy face and a sad on the board. Sand by the happy face, hold up a banana picture and say âI like a bananaâ. Move over to the sad face, hold up a picture of bread and say âI donât like breadâ. Check for understanding by asking âDo I like a banana? (Yes); Do I like bread? (No). Ask students âWhat do you like?â. Use the answers on the board to show the difference in meaning and spelling. Highlight contracted form of donât = do not. (7 mins, S-T)
Drill pronunciation with attention to /k/ sound in âlikeâ and /t/ sound in âdonâtâ (3 mins, S-T
Fill in the blank activity (in pair) (5 mins, S-S)Example: I _____ banana. (happy face); I _____ milk (sad face)
Feedback from the above activity (2 mins, T-S)
Put students into 2 groups. The teacher says âI like milkâ, one student of each group has to find the picture of milk then put it under a happy face on the board and say âI like milk.â Who finishes it first will get a point. Continue the activity with âdonât likeâ and another picture.
Students draw foods and drinks, what they like and don' like. They show their picture to the class and talk about their like and dislike. They should produce structures such as Itâs a banana. I like a banana. Itâs a cookie. I donât like a cookie.
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