Mohammad Zamanipour Mohammad Zamanipour

Demo Lesson at Dilko
B2 - Upper intermediate level


In this lesson, students are going to review and practice conditional sentences type zero, one and two. Ss also learn some formal use of conditional sentences in hypothetical situations. The TL for this lesson comes from the recording about different techniques of advertisement. For the subsidiary aim of the lesson, Ss will have a productive skill practice in the same context (advertisement)n and they will practice conditional sentences in real situations.


Abc Speakout unit 5.2

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of the conditional sentences type zero, one and two in the context of advertisement

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy in the context of advertisement about creating a viral advertisement


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask Ss when they go to McDonald's, what they drink. (elicit Coca cola from Ss) Ask why Coca cola? or Pepsi? What have they done that you choose Coca cola? ( Elicit advertisement )

Exposure (9-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a recording and discussion

Give HO and ask Ss to discuss the questions about Advertising IQ. Peers compare their answers. Take some FB. Play the recording and check the answers. Take some FB. ( Which one of them is the most interesting to you?) Ss complete what the expert said. (Play the recording again if it is necessary.) Peer-check Take some FB and whole class check.

Highlighting (4-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ask Ss to match sentences with conditional forms from the recording. Peer- check Elicit the forms and meaning of conditionals 0,1,2 Elicit the difference between If I were and If I were to . ( If I were to is formal)

Clarification (4-5 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Ask some CCQs about conditionals:

Controlled Practice (6-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Give practice 5A. Ss do the exercise individually, Peer- check. Take some FB.( Have you ever sent or received a viral advert or video? What is your favorite advert on TV? Why? ) Ss discuss the questions.

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-11 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Give Ss guideline for a viral advert. I separate Ss into 2 groups. Ss create their ads according to criteria. ( extra criteria can be given such as using different types of conditionals) Ss present their ads to their groups and partners give ideas about them. Students in each group present their ads without mentioning the name. Another group should guess the product and evaluate the quality of the ads.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-3 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

I will write the errors and some correct statements form the Ss on the w/b. Ss work in pairs to identify the errors and the correct forms. Take some FB. (Ss try to correct the mistakes)

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