Functional Language: expressing opinions
upper- intermediate level
To introduce and practice functional language for agreeing and disagreeing
Speaking for fluency
Procedure (31-43 minutes)
- I will ask students about the topic of the previous lesson. - I tell students that they will practice expressing opinions and focus them on ex.1 (functional language) and handing them the script about the previous lesson.
Teacher will pass the HO of the lesson (SB- P.19 and have them focus on ex. 1 expressions in bold. The students will work in pairs to scan the script in order to match the phrases (ex.1) with the correct speakers.
Students will be asked to work in pairs to speak out the phrases aloud so that the learners are focused on it.
- I will try to elicit the meanings of the phrases by asking some CCQs. - The students will practice saying the phrases through T- WC, PW. - The teacher will ask students what is common in terms of structure among all phrases to help find a pattern.
- Students work in pairs on ex.3- coursebook - Students take it in turns to read out a statement to their partner, who responds by using a phrase from ex.1.
- Asking the students to do ex. 3 in the workbook (expressing opinions)- fill in the spaces with words from the list