Lesson Plan of Phrases with “Have”, “Go”, “Take” and “Make” in English Language
Students` Learning Outcomes
- Use more words and phrases that usually go with the verbs have, go, take, and make.
Information for Teachers
- “Take” is one of the most commonly used verbs in the English Language whose basic meaning is to move something or somebody from one place to another, e.g. take a walk / a train, take a minute / a while / ten minutes, take exercise, take an interest in, take a photo, take a seats, take a bath / shower, take care, take a look, take milk / sugar in tea / coffee, take a break.
- Make bed, make plans, make arrangements, make up your mind.
- Go for a walk, go shopping, go to school, go home etc.
- Have to (compulsion / obligation) = I have to do this work, I have to go, you have to go and meet this person, she has to complete her work today.
- To have (possession = I have a bag).
- To have (states) = I have a headache, / a tooth ache, / a backache.
- To have (relationships) = I have a brother / sister.
- Have fun, have lunch, dinner, have an exam.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk/marker, duster, textbook
- Write the word ‘go’ on the writing board and ask the students that what comes to your mind when you see this word.
- Possible answer: I go home; I go to school/shopping etc.
- Then write the word ‘have’ and ask the same question. (Then possible answer may be: I have a pen; I have two brother and sisters, etc.)
- Write ‘make’ on the writing board and ask the students to make small phrases and sentences with make. (The possible answer would be as; make tea/ food).
- Ask the students to make sentences with ‘take’ and answer would be as; I take tea / lunch, etc.)
- Give your input wherein required during process of lesson delivery in class.
- Write the following phrases on the writing board and ask the students to read and discuss in pairs.
- Inform students that the verbs take, make, have can be used in other senses too. For example ‘take’ does n`t always mean to remove an object and keep it for yourself, it can also refer to doing something.
- Ask the students to guess the meanings of the following:
- – Take= take a walk / a bus / a train, take a nap, take a seat / take a bath, take care, take milk / lunch, and take a break, take a class, take an exam,, and take turns, etc.
- – Make = make tea / food, make drawings, make bed, make arrangements, plan.
- – Go = go to school, go home / shopping, go for a dinner / lunch / walk etc.
- – Have = have a toothache, have fun, have dinner / lunch, have an exam.
- After some discussion ask the students to make sentences using the above brainstormed words and phrases.
- Tell them to make three sentences each.
- Monitor and help the students.
- Write the following exercise on the writing board and ask the students to copy.
- Tell them to do the exercise in pairs.
- Ask the students to work in pairs or small groups and find at least five phrases or sentences with have, go, take and make each.
- Give them ten minutes for this activity.
- Divide the class into two big groups and draw a column on the writing board.
- Ask the groups to make sentences with take, make, go and have on their turns.
- Tell them that the team who would make maximum correct sentences and phrases with these words will be the winners.
- Ask the students to write a poem. Tell them instead of the last words rhyming; the first word of each line will be one of the verbs done in the lesson.
- For example:
– After I took the exam, I took the bus home.
– I took a nap, now I have to take a shower.
Sum up/ Conclusion
- Tell some words and phrases with ‘have’ and ‘go’, ‘make’ and ‘take’.
- Once the students are done, ask them to exchange and check each other`s work and give feedback.
- Ask the students to make correction in their work and make the sentences again.
- Involve the students in solving the problems give in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
- Ask the students to find at least 4 words and phrases which go with the verbs go and have, make and take.