Students` Learning Outcomes
- Use appropriate expressions in conversation to articulate, recognize and use some formulaic expressions to:
- Offer and respond to greetings.
- Express and show gratitude.
- Express regret.
- Introduce self and talk about family.
- Express likes and dislikes.
Information for Teachers
- Display different expressions on charts in the classroom so that the students keep practicing them.
- “Nice to meet you” is used when meeting someone for the first time. Later “Nice to se you”.
- While teaching the lesson, the teacher should also consult the textbook where applicable.
Material / Resources
Writing board, chalk / marker, duster, chart papers, textbook
- Ask the students the following and write their answers on the board in different columns under the headings.
- Get the students` responses and give hints so that you can get most of them.
- no. 1: What do you say when you meet / see someone?
- no. 2: What do you say when you leave someone?
- Explain that almost all the conversations start with a greeting.
- There are several expressions that are commonly used as greetings, some formal and some informal.
- Their use depends on the situation.
- We choose the appropriate one for the situation.
- It is useful to know many of them because if you meet many people, you never repeat them.
- Be careful about using informal expressions with people whom you don`t know well or whose age/rank is higher than yours.
- Show the following table on chart paper/board and discuss.
- Let the students greet and respond any of the following expressions in pairs:
- Divide the students in pairs and give them any one situation given in the tables below.
- Make changes in dialogues according to the students` pair’s interest.
- Call the pairs to perform their situation; img
Sum up / Conclusion
- Ask the students` ways of thanking someone and how to respond to that (only in English).
- Write their responses in the table like this on the board.
- Write and explain those, which they missed.
- Display this on a chart paper in the class for further practice.
- Ask what is the importance of learning these expressions? (Discuss)
- Introduce your partner-Pair Work.
- Make pairs and ask to interview their partners and introduce them to the class.
- Get help from the following expressions;
- Hello, I am ________________________________.
- I`d like to introduce my friend_________________.
- He/she lives in _________with ________________.
- His /her family is __________________(small / big).
- He/she likes ________but he/she doesn`t like_____.
- Involve the students’ on solving the problems given in the exercise at the end of unit/chapter.
- Ask the students to write and perform new situations in pairs/groups using the expressions they learnt. (with teachers help)
Answer key: Assessment
1. Hello, I am fine.
2. I would like to introduce my friend Ahmed.
3. He lives in Lahore with his parents.
4. His family is small.
5. He likes ice cream but he doesn`t like chocolate.