Lesson plans for GESE –Language exam practice
Grade 1 – Lesson plan 1
Title GESE Grade 1 Lesson plan 1: Colours / body / clothing
To practice using the vocabulary: personal information, colours, parts of the Specific aims body, clothing, additional language of the grade
； To familiarize and prepare candidates for the GESE Grade 1 exam General aims ； Promote communicative skills and vovabulary
45 mins. Or Teacher can choose activities as required. Session length
40 Class size
; Handout 1: picture grid of language of Grade 1
; Ss bring a photo of family member Materials
; Trinity DVD 2010, Grade 1
; Optional: face mask for Ss to draw and colour
T=teacher S=student Ss=students C=class E=examiner H/O=handout Key TPR=total physical response
Directions for Teachers
No. Activity Description Time Interaction ; Introduce the - T gives pairs of Ss copies the T-C
Grade 1 picture H/O1 – the picture grid of Grade
grid. 1 language. T tells Ss they are
going to watch a video and they
have to notice what the candidate 10 1.1 says and tick the picture grid of mins
they hear it.
; Watch the Video of - Play GESE Video of Grade 1. C-Video
Grade 1 C-T
- T asks Ss before they watch the T-C
video again to think about and C-Video
suggest what questions the C-T 10 1.2 ; Questions examiner asks. mins - Class watches the video again.
- T then elicits the questions asked
; Ss exchange - Ss walk around exchanging T-C
personal infor greetings and asking and giving S-S 6 1.3 using exam personal info. mins questions from the - Timed for 1 min. T asks Ss to
video(can include change partners and repeat.
mask characters) - To add variety – Ss can make a
paper mask (draw a face – create
personal info) and repeat above.
- In pairs Ss comment on each
others masks (His hair is
- T demonstrates with a photo of
family member eliciting from the T-C
class the language of the Grade
(His name is… His eyes are… His ; Exchange more
hair is… His sweater is…) personal info using a photo - Ss in pairs – repeat with their S-S
pictures. 8 1.4 mins - T demonstrates again, this time T-C
say something that’s not true
about photo. ; Error pairs
- Then Ss do the same, saying S-S
something not true and other Ss
have to correct.
- T starts – demonstrating “Simon T-C
says Touch your nose, Point to a
blue sweater, Touch a window,
etc.” (Action should only be done ; Simon says game when instruction precede with 8 1.5 “Simon says”.) (uses TPR) mins
- T leads class in game – T choose C-C
S to take over playing role of T
using language of grade.
- Repeat with other Ss.
- Students tick or circle items on
picture grid that teacher referred 3 1.6 ; Review (optional) to in the lesson or examiner mins
referred to in the exam.