Nisha Nisha

Giving opinions in the context of use of the internet
Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss learn about common internet terms and learn to give opinions, agree or disagree, using polite language.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of polite language used for giving an opinion, agreeing or disagreeing in the context of using the internet .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a of polite language used for giving an opinion, agreeing or disagreeing. in the context of Use of the internet in our daily lives


Warmer/Lead-in (15-20 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Check HW Ask ss if they use the internet...........YES What do they use the internet for? Name Activity App/Site How often Get ss to come up to the board and write. Vocabulary: blog,travel website, search engine, online news, social networking site, photo sharing site, message board Give examples of each and elicit meaning.

Exposure (20-25 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

2A- Highlight picture. What is the man doing? Looking at the computer/internet Read the text quickly and find out the meaning of WILFING. 1 minute task. Now look at the questions in part B. Read the text again and find the answers. Do this individually. Check answers in pairs. Feedback. Elicit answers from ss. Focus on C. Pair ss as A and B. Demonstrate. Let ss discuss in pairs. Monitor and note errors for correction later. Play audio for task 4.Set the task before playing the audio. Ss to complete 5A in pairs. Play audio to check answers.

Useful Language (15-20 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

6A and B Does he look happy? Does he look like he has found something interesting? found anything at all? Ask ss to try and complete phrases from the table. Nominate ss/ open group if they find it difficult. Go to 68 Exercise 2. FUNCTION Demonstrate 1 or 2.Ask ss to work in pairs. Take turns being A and B. Go back to students' book. 8A Ask ss to do this individually and then check in pairs. Listen for the answers. Stress on the intonation. Drill the phrases. Pair ss and ask them to practice using polite intonation.

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

Set up a debate based on 9A.Give one topic per pair- A and B . Demonstrate. Are you going to have an angry discussion? Will you be using rude language? Display phrases on the flipchart for support. Monitor pairs while the debate is on. Note errors for correction.

Feedback and Error Correction (10-15 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Get students to listen to the other pairs. Ask them if they noticed any mistakes in the use of the phrases. Give feedback as an open group. Try and use exercise 7A for correction and practice.

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