Danielle Roberts Danielle Roberts

Getting to know you- Reasons for Learning English
Beginner level


In this lesson students will give advice on how to improve their English in Speaking/Listening and Vocbulary. They will listen to people calling in to a radio station seeking adivce with their problems.


Abc Speaking/Listeing/Vocbulary worksheet
Abc In english class I like to..... survey

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for giving advice useing can and should in the context of improving English

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of using can and should in the context of giving advice on improving English


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Why are you learning English? -Discuss with your partner your reasons for learning English ( Job, travel, meet new people, watch English TV) -Are they the same reasons? -Agree on one main reason and then write it up on the poster.

Useful Langugae (5-8 minutes) • Introduce improtant langugae

Teach sentence structure for giving advice You can.... You should.....

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Teacher:Pre-teach-Often-Sometimes-Never -Work alone- do the English Survey- what you like to do in English class. (Lets Talk 1 pg 2) -Compare with your partner, any similairites? Work in groups of 3- think of ways you can improve your English Skills in Listening/Speaking/ and Vocabulary -Write down your ideas, group share- walk around the class and look at other groups ideas.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Correct production mistakes if needed

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