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Teacher: Abderrazzak HASSAR Class level: First Year Baccalaureate

Textbook: Ticket To English Class size: 38


Unit 2: Society Lesson type : Grammar
Title: Definite and indefinite Articles School : EL Ijtihad
Class period : 30 minutes Date :

 General Objective(s): Students will be able to use definite and indefinite articles.
 Students Performance Objectives (SPO): By the end of the lesson, students should be able to:
 Recognize and use the target structure by providing their own examples in the exploitation stage.
 Material(s): Textbook and BB

Time Procedures Techniques


Warm-up
T greets Ss
-T points to a table and says: This is a table Greeting
-T writes down the sentence on the BB highlighting the indefinite article a
4 -T asks Ss pointing at the indefinite article : What is this “a”
minutes -S1: it is an indefinite article.
-T: very good, what is the other indefinite article that we have in English? Q/A
-S2: we have an.
-T points out to three pens on the table and says: There are three pens on the table. T add
another pen of hers to the others
-T asks a S to: give me a pen! The S gives her a pen.
-T asks the S again: give me the pen I gave you. The S gives her back her pen.
-T: What is “the”
-T: It is a definite article.
-T: great. So, today’s lesson is “Definite and Indefinite articles”
-T writes the title on the BB
Definite and Indefinite articles
12 1. Presentation:
minutes -T points to a chalk and says: This is a chalk
-T writes down the sentence on the BB highlighting the indefinite article
-T shows a picture of an apple and says: this is an apple. Picture
-T writes down the sentence highlighting the indefinite article an.
-T points to students and says: These are Ø students
-T: In the first sentence chalk is a singular or a plural noun?
-S3: It is a singular noun.
- T: The word chalk, does it begin with a consonant or a vowel?
-S4: It starts with a consonant
-The word chalk is it countable or uncountable?
-S5: It is a countable noun.
-T: Very good. So, we use “a” with countable nouns starting with a consonant.
-T: in the second sentence apple. Is it singular or plural?
-S6: It is plural. Q/A
-T: Very good. The word apple, does it start with a consonant or a vowel?
-S7: It starts with a vowel.
-T: Great. The word apple, is it countable or uncountable?
-S8: It is a countable noun.
-T: So, we use the indefinite article “an” with singular countable nouns beginning with a vowel.
-T: In the third sentence students. Is it a singular or a plural noun?
-S9: It is a plural noun.
-T: Good. So, we use no article/ zero article Ø with plural nouns.
-T writes the following sentence. “I have money” on the BB
-T: the word money, is it countable or uncountable?
-S10: It is uncountable.
-T: Very good. So, we also use no article with uncountable nouns
-T: In the fourth example the pen.
-T: so here when I said “give me the pen I gave you” I am referring to my pen in particular.
-T: We used the definite article “the” to refer to a specific thing or person.
We use Examples
with singular countable nouns I am a student.
The Indefinite article “a” starting with a consonant. I have a car.
He eats a banana.
The indefinite article “ an” with singular countable nouns He eats an apricot.
beginning with a vowel. He has an umbrella.
He lives in an apartment.
Zero article “Ø” Ø with plural nouns. These are teachers.
with uncountable nouns These are letters
I have money.
I drink coffee every morning. Chart
Do you want water?
The definite article “the” -To refer to something or a The book is on the table.
person in particular The keys are in the living
- To refer to people or objects room.
that are unique. When we The moon is very nice.
only have one. The sky is blue.
-Checking comprehension:
-T: I have an computer.
-T: What do you think?
-S1: It is wrong. We should say I have a computer.
-T: why?
-S1: because computer is a singular countable noun starting with a consonant. Negative
-T: I have a orange. What do you think? checking
-S2: It is wrong. We should say I have an orange because it starts with a vowel.
-T: These are a papers. What do you think?
-S3: It is not correct. We should say these are papers, because papers is a plural noun.
-T: I want to buy a milk. What do you think?
-S4: It is not correct. We should say I want to buy milk because milk is an uncountable noun.
6 2. Drilling.
minutes -T drills using substitution drills.
-T: Amine eats an apple.
-T: banna
-S1: Amine eats a banana.
-T: these are chalks
-T: desks Substitution
-S2: These are desks. drills
-T: I love rice.
-T: cheese
-S3: I love cheese
-T: He is a policeman.
-T: doctor
-S4: He is a doctor
-T: give me money.
-T: Now, I want to specifically refer to my money. What do I say?
-S5: Give me the money.

3. Practice:
-T asks Ss to do the following exercise:
 Complete the following sentences with a, an, Ø or the:
1. I like --------- blue T-shirt over there better than ----------red one.
2. What do you usually have for----- breakfast? Fill in the
3. Look at .... sky. It is very nice. blanks
4. I bought ____ umbrella yesterday.
5. My friend has .... cat.
6. Where is ..... book I gave you yesterday?
-T corrects the exercise with Ss
8 3.Exploitation:
minutes - T asks students to write five sentences using definite and indefinite articles. Free examples
-T moves around and checks Ss progress.
-T asks Ss to read out their sentences.
-T asks Ss to copy the lesson.