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Teaching Practice 4
Preintermediate level


In this session, the students will be taught the target language and they practice the usage of this grammar point through controlled, semi - controlled and freer practice. At the end of lesson, a productive skill of speaking will be practiced.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of 'will or won't' and 'may/might' for future predictions. in the context of anticipate about what will happen in the future.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To prepare a speaking opportunity to practice accuracy


Warmer (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1) Put the picture on the board. 2) Ask the question, "What do you think about the picture?" 3) Ss share their ideas with their neighbors. 4) The second question ;" What is she doing?" T elicits she is thinking about her 5 years' time in future. and SS choose a name for the character .

Exposure (6-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1) Draw a big bubble to elicit that she is thinking about her future.( like 5 years' time) 2) Put the ss in pairs say, " with your partner make a good guess on what will happen to X in 5 years' time. 3) ICQs: alone or with your partner? alone. 3) Sts share their ideas in pairs. 4) Get the whole class attention and Ss will give their opinions ( make up the scenario)

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

1) T elicits marker sentences by gesturing or drawing pictures. 2) Marker sentences are written in the bubble. ( possible sentences ) She will finish her studies in 5 years’ time. She won’t be a college student in 5 years’ time. She may/might get married in 5 years’ time. She may/ might not have a lot of money.

Clarification (7-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1) Marker sentences are on the board. 2) Give the HOs and say do the first task with your partner. 3) Ss have 1 minute to discuss with their partners. 4) Ss move to task 2 alone. ICQ: Are you going to work alone or in pairs? Alone. 5) Then move to task 3 and then 4. 4)To get feed back, make the ss put the words on the line 100% 50 % ( or sure and nut sure) 5) Now the line is completed and then ask some CCQs. Will(100) may/might (50%) won’t(100%) 6) Check the form and underline the subject ... in the marker sentences. 7) Check pronunciation.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Exe 1 1) Show the first sentence on the board and elicit the instructions.' Is this sentence correct?" No. " I'll give the handout and you have to ..... ?" Correct. ICQs: Are you going to work alone or in pairs? Alone. 2) First check answers in pairs. 3) Ask a volunteer to come to the board and correct the answers. 4) T asks why or reasons to get feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (9-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Exe 2 1) Say, " Now turn these sentences true for you." Model. for example I might live in another country or our teacher won't give us a test next week. 2) S are put in new pairs. 3) ICQs; Are you going to write the answers or talk to your friends? First write and then talk. How much time? 3 minutes. 4) Monitor and errors are on the board. 4) Now the pairs join each other and make a group of 4. 5) Say, " Tell to your new group mates about what your friend said." 6) ICQs : Who are you going to talk about? A random student says his/her previous partner's name. 7) Monitor. Errors are on the board. 8) Sts correct their mistakes themselves.

Free Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Exe 3 1) Write on the board. How life will be different for you in one years' and 5 years' time. Some students might come up with some answers immediately. 2) Then the speaking topics are on the board. 3) Say, I will give you a half of a minute to think about the items. ICQs: are you going to think or talk? 4) Put the students in two teams. Group A and B. 4) Sts are in two lines. 5) Say, you are going to talk to your partners but when I clap change them. 6) ICQ: Are you going to talk to the same partner? No Are you going to speak English? Yes. 7) Monitor. 8) Errors are corrected by the whole class

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