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TP 7
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will be developing their speaking skills in the context of “give expert advice”. The lesson will start with a discussion about the problems a couple may have and things that help a relationship to be successful. This is followed by a listening for gist practice where students will put the advice in order. Then students will listen again for specific information. In productive stage, students will have a speaking task followed by a feedback and error correction stage.


Abc WB

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of giving advice

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about how couples shoul manage their money in the context of give expert advice


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows a picture (PPP) T asks " what do you see in this picture? "Do you think they are a couple? "If so what is their problem? " "Can you name two things that can help a marriage or a relationship to be successful? FB WC

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T puts the papers on the W/B. T asks " what do you think these are? " Elicit "advices" T tell Ss to listen to the radio program and put these advices in order. ICQs here.> what are we listening for? Ss peer-check FB>Ss go and take their answers ( chocolate bar) T tells Ss to listen again (this time for finding the reasons for his advice.)and complete the sentences. ICQs here. T gives HOs Ss Peer-check FB > PPP on W/B

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T puts sentences from the listening. T points the highlighted expressions "beause, since ,as, because of,due to" and asks " what is the common thing about these expressions? " Do we use them to say the result of sth ? No. why do we use them then? to say the reason of sth. ( check the meaning) T points "so , so that" in the 6th and 7th sentences. . T asks " Why" to the questions T elicits in 6, so gives result and ,in 7 so that gives a purpose. (checking the meaning) "which are followed by nouns?" "Which are followed by subject+verb?" (checking the from)

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

T introduce the task T tells Ss to explain how to do sth they know about . T gives some examples (PPP) T tells ss to think about the lang. they need to use : "give advice" and "give reasons for your advice" Ss prepare themselves. T monitors and helps ıf needed. Ss talks in groups. T monitors and take notes for delayed error correction. FB> Ss change groups and tell what they learnt.

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

T nominates Ss and aks what they have learnt from their friends and which one they liked the most. T writes some sentences on the board. T asks Ss what are the mistakes in these sentences. W/C FB

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