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Getting Started with English

Lesson 1

By EliasPublished about a month ago Updated about a month ago 3 min read

    Day 1: Introduction to Classroom Communication


    1. Introduce essential phrases and vocabulary for effective classroom communication.

    2. Familiarize students with formal and informal greetings suitable for different contexts.

    3. Ensure understanding and usage of personal pronouns and the verb "to be" in present tense.

    Greetings and Classroom Statements

    - Greetings:

    - Good morning / afternoon / evening, class!

    - Hello / Hi, everyone!

    - How are you all doing today? (Informal)

    - How do you do? (Formal)

    - Nice to see you all!

    - Farewell / Bye for now!

    - Classroom Statements:

    - Could you please repeat that?

    - I’m sorry, I didn’t quite catch that.

    - How do I express [word/phrase] in English?

    - What’s the definition of [word]?

    - Could you help me with the pronunciation of [word]?

    - Kindly spell that out, please.

    - Can you speak a bit slower, please?

    - May I be excused to use the restroom?

    - Teacher, could you come over here for a moment?

    - What page are we on?

    - I need to step out for a moment.

    - I have a question regarding the assignment.

    Introductions and Titles

    - When We Meet | When We Leave:

    - Elias: Good morning/afternoon/evening, everyone.

    - Julia: Goodbye / Have a good night, everyone.

    - Elias: Hello / Hi, there.

    - Julia: Farewell / Bye.

    - Elias: How’s everyone doing today?

    - Julia: I’m doing well, thank you. And you?

    - Elias: See you all on Monday / in our next class.

    - Julia: Take care. Have a great day!

    - Julia: Nice to meet you, Elias.

    - Elias: Pleasure to meet you too, Julia.

    - Titles:

    - Elias: Please address me as Mr. Elias.

    - Julia: Mrs. Julia, if you please.

    - Elias: You can call me Miss Elias.

    - Julia: You may refer to me as Ms. Julia.


    - Elias: Hello. I’m Elias. What’s your name?

    - Julia: Hi, Elias. I’m Julia.

    - Elias: Nice to meet you, Julia.

    - Julia: Likewise, Elias.


    - Practice Saying Greetings Aloud.

    - Role-play scenarios where students greet each other using formal and informal language.


    - Write a short dialogue introducing yourself to a new classmate. Include greetings and personal information.

    Day 2: Personal Pronouns and "Wh" Questions


    1. Reinforce understanding and usage of personal pronouns.

    2. Introduce "Wh" questions for inquiry and conversation.

    Personal Pronouns:

    - Subject Pronouns:

    - I, you, he, she, it, we, you, they

    - Examples:

    - He is my friend.

    - She loves swimming.

    - We are going to the park.

    "Wh" Questions

    - Question Words:

    - What, who, when, where, why, how

    - Examples:

    - What is your name?

    - When is your birthday?

    - Where are you from?

    - Why are you sad?

    - How are you feeling?


    - Practice Forming "Wh" Questions: What, When, Where, Why, How.


    - Write five "Wh" questions about your classmate's hobbies, interests, and family.

    Day 3: Review and Application


    1. Review concepts covered in previous sessions.

    2. Apply knowledge in practical scenarios and role-plays.


    - Recap greetings, classroom statements, personal pronouns, and "Wh" questions.

    Practical Application

    - Role-play scenarios: Ordering food in a restaurant, asking for directions, introducing oneself in a job interview.

    - Group discussions: Current events, favorite hobbies, travel experiences.


    - Oral presentations: Students introduce themselves and answer questions using learned phrases and vocabulary.


    Through this unit, students have developed essential language skills for effective communication in various situations. Continued practice and exposure to English will further enhance their proficiency and confidence.


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