LESSON PLAN #3                                                                                                 Date: 21th of March,2003                                       

                                                               name of student                                            semester

                                                                     Jutta Schulz                                                    6                                                             eb= exercise book, wb= workbook, (...)= time I need


- plural forms

Learners / Classroom teacher / School:

1st class/ 3rd set/ Mr. Zabgerl/ HS Pfunds


Main aims:

-          LL should know that words with the ending “y” (+Mitlaut) should have the pluaral form –ies

-          Plural forms in general

Personal training focuses:


Language focus:

- words from the story “Bad luck for Arnold” and the plural fomr

(new vocabulary, revision of structure, awareness raising for new structure, contrasting usage, etc.)


Copies: grammar practise p.26, CD


step/ time




procedure (what the teacher / learners do)

content of tasks / exercises       //      transitions (links)

intention / rationale / reason for choosing task,

interaction, material, etc.

comment (pre/post) / anticipated problems +

possible solution

1 (5)

V, G



-          phantomime

-          T mimes objects (lolly, toothbrush…), LL have to guess them

-          T mimes objects with showing 2 or three fingers -> plural forms

- lead- in activity, introducing plural forms


2 (15)



Bb, exercise book

-          T writes words on bb, “normal” plurals on one side. “y” plurals on the other side

-          T shows again one or more fingers and LL have to say the singular and the plural form

-          LL write the ending on bb

-          LL write rule in exercise book (out of grammar practice p.25)



3 (5)


T-I, P


-          all LL participate, calculations

-          introduce vocab: + and –

-          T asks e.g. ten windows minus six windows are...., then in pairs

-          fun


4 (10)



Bb, grammar practice

-          irregular forms on bb: T explains why “y” changes into –ies

-          LL write it down (out of prammar pracitce p.25)



5 (10)


I, P

Textbook, CD

-          textbook p. 48

-          LL try to find out the missing words

-          Comparing with CD, one sentnece after the other

-          T could write the solution on bb or have a look in LL’s textbooks

-          Plural forms in use


Time left




-          LL could mime things (plural/singular…), workbook: p.42, nr. 7


-          fun














-          animals!










Individual / (changing) Pairs / Groups of 4 / Class / Teacher // I-T / P…/T-C / etc.      //    Listening / Reading / Speaking / Writing / Vocabulary / Grammar // L+R / S+W/ etc.

role cards / activity cards / pictures / flash cards / posters / notebooks / blackboard / OHP / textbook ex.3, p.15+tape/ etc.