Nazila Nazila

Asking for a favour
Upper-intermediate B2 level


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Main Aims

  • To provide review of the language used for asking for a favour in the context of friends, family, neighbours

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about asking for a favour in the context of family,neighbours, friends


Preparation1 (5-7 minutes) • To set the context of the lesson

-The Ss will be asked to look at the pictures on the board answer this question: "what do they have in common?" they are all doing a favour -The Ss will also answer 3 questions of the book. Whole class feedback

Preparation2 (5-7 minutes) • To engage the Ss with the idea of asking for a favour / doing a favour

-The Ss will be asked the questions in Ex1 ; which requires them to take notes. -The Ss will have a pair check. - Whole class feedback

Preparation3 (4-7 minutes) • To expose the students to useful phrases to ask for a favour

-The Ss will listen to the conversations once more to do Ex2. -The Ss will have a pair check. -whole class feedback

Presentation (2-3 minutes) • To reveiw and practice the phrases used to ask for a favour

- Getting the feedback of Ex2, the T will have the sentences on the board. - The Ss will be asked to guess which the difference is in pairs. - The Ss wil get the right answers on the board. whole class feedback

Presentation2 (5-7 minutes) • To reveiw and practice how to grant or refuse a favour

- Referring to the previous exercise, the Ss will be asked to categorize the sentences given in the hand outs into two groups of granting/refusing. - Two Ss will volunteer to come to the board to categorize the sentences. - Whole class feedback.

Production1, semi-controlled practice (5-10 minutes) • To give the students the chance to use the target language

- The T instructs the Ss, "some one (can be a friend or a co-worker) has agreed to look after your home while you are on holiday for ten days, ask them to deal with these things: 5 cats .." -The Ss are given some cards based on which they will ask for a favor. -The Ss will be divided to two groups : the group which grants, the one which refuses. Whole class feedback

Production 2 , Free practice (8-10 minutes) • To help the Ss practice and personalize the target language

-The T instructs the Ss: "Each student is given a weekly schedule and asked to fill in five of the squares with activities they plan to do and need help with. When they have done that, the students find different classmates who are free to help them with their five planned activities. When a student asks a classmate for his or her help, the student uses one of the polite requests already covered. If a classmate agrees to help someone, they write their names. The students also have to fill in the rest of their schedule with activities that their classmates have asked them to help with. The winner is the student with the most activities on his or her weekly schedule." ICQ: (how many activities will you write on the whole? 7 .how many of them are your activities? 5. what about the other two? my friend's activities with which I will help them. Can you sit when you find one person who will help you with one activity? no. how many people do you need to find?5 .will you write their names? yes)

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