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Cooking Vocabulary Lesson
Pre-Intermediate level level


The aim of this lesson is to provide learner with cooking vocabulary (especially cooking verbs). By the end of the lesson SS will be able to use the target vocabulary within a freer writing practice of decribing a simple recipe.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of cooking vocabulary in the context of simple recipes

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a explanatory writing in the context of cooking


Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To create interest and set a scene

T asks Ss who loves cooking in the class and what they usually like cooking. T nominates Ss for answes

Presentation (8-10 minutes) • to introduce the target vocabulary within a context

T introduces the target vocab by talking about her own favourite recipe.T uses visuals and narration only first After the story T goes over the pronunciation of the target vocabulary through drilling and write them on the board for spelling.

Controlled practice / Pelmanism (5-7 minutes) • to facilitate the use of Target vocabulary and correct mistakes on the spot

T introduces the pelmanism game and demonstrates the procedure. T assigns Ss as groups of 3 or 4 depending on the number of the Ss

Semi-controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • to provide further practice with the target vocabulary

T shows the next worksheet and explains the procedure. Ss will complete the gaps by following the directions according to the pictures on the worksheet. Ss are expected to complete these gaps using the target vocabulary. They work as pairs. WC feedback in the end.

Freer practice - writing (7-10 minutes) • to facilitate further use of the Target vocabulary and some production with it

T asks the Ss if they know how to prepare menemen and ask about the ingredients. Then T introduces the menemen competition. ın groups of four, Ss will write down their own menemen recipes and in the end the best recipe will be voted by WC

Feedback (4-5 minutes) • To correct common mistakes and provide feedback

T listens to all the recipes and note down common mistakes. Then on the board T elicits the correct form of them

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