Pre-A1 Greetings / Alphabet
Greetings and The Alphabet
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- To learn basic greetings in English
- To pronounce all letter of the alphabet correctly
- 45 minutes
- Read words out loud and get students to repeat
- Slide 5 – Elicit the difference between the two words (give examples – friends/family/boss)
- Slide 15 – Elicit the difference between the two words (give examples – friends/family/boss)
- Select two students to read the dialogue (can repeat with numerous pairs)
- Ask students about the different tones – formal and informal – how can they tell?
- Ask students to identify the greeting for each time of day
- Mention that “good night” is not a greeting, but a farewell in English
- Ask students to fill in the gaps. You can do this as a class and select individual students or work in pairs and go through the answers together
Round up – ask for clarifications/ questions
- Go through the alphabet with students repeating all the letters
- Slide 40 (optional) to compare sounds if there are pronunciation difficulties
- Review the letters on each slide and focus on the differences (these will be different with each native language)
- Select students at random and point to random letters
- Take note of difficulties with students and ask them to repeat
- Spell the words out loud. You can do this as a class – select individuals randomly – or work in pairs
- Explain the activity to the students and ensure they have pen/paper to write down the words
- Listen to the audio and spell out loud.
- When reviewing the answers, ensure students write the word using the chat tool for correct spelling.
- Read the sentences out loud, remember students may have little understanding of words in English, so tell them to focus on the acronyms (the letters of the alphabet)
- Round up – ask for clarifications/ questions
- Explain the homework and demonstrate the tools