Sarra Cherif Sarra Cherif

Intermediate level


In this lesson students will be practising speaking in the context of things they cannot live without.


Abc Blu Tack
Abc Hand outs
Abc Listening recording
Abc Projector
Abc White board
Abc Cutting Edge student's book
Abc Dad's driving licence

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practised speaking in the context of things they cannot live without.

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practised speaking to identify, introduce and describe objects they cannot live without.


Lead in (5-5 minutes) • To set a context and interest students

- Teacher to put a one minute you tub evideo about two girls naming 3 things they cannot live without - teacher to ask Ss if they liked it, if it is easy and if they can give a title to the video - the teacher moves to next activity

Pre-teaching vocabulary (5-5 minutes) • Prepare student for to listening and speaking activities

- T to elicit the following words: ( have) a sentimental value: teacher to set a context and give a life example and realia. CCQ : do things have sentimental value because they worth lots of money? remind you of something: go back to realia, and same context CCQ: do i think about my father yes? Ornament: T to show picture of Christmas tree, ask for another word for decoration T gives the answer if no one knows and CCQ, DO ornaments serve for other purposes beside decoration? no Where else we can find ornaments? living rooms, garden...etc

Receptive skills: Listening activity (15-15 minutes) • Students to listen for specific information

- T explains to students that we are moving to a listening activity - Teacher gives handouts and gives instructions - T demonstrates by doing the first one with the students -T explains that they will hear the recording only once and when they finish they should check in pairs - T asks studenst to go and collect answer key from above the coffee machine - T asks for feedback ( linguistic / human )

Productive Skill: Semi free activity - Speeking (20-20 minutes) • To get students to relate to the topic and talk about things they cannot live without.

Activity 1: - T asks students to look at task 1 - T explains instructions and ICQ: List of 5 things they cannot live without - Some students can name the top one item ( If time allows) Activity 2: - T asks students to look at task 2 - Teacher gives instructions and gives students 3 minutes to think - T puts on the WB the "useful language" for students to use in their speaking activity Activity 3: - T asks students to talk in small groups about objects on their lists and ask each others questions - T to demonstrate and do few sentences - T to monitor and take notes - If time allows we can hear some students - T to give feedback as relevant ( Last 3 minutes)

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