Yousef Edris Yousef Edris

Intermediate level


In this lesson, students are going to develop their fluency by expressing their opinions of some people's dilemmas. Students are going practice listening by listening to a conversation between two people.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of Dilemma

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about conversation in the context of Dilemma


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

1- T projects pictures of people who are facing problems. 2- T instructs students to work in groups and discuss what they can find out by looking at these pictures.

Preparing to speak (3-5 minutes) • To provide ideas to speak about dilemmas and pre-teach vocabulary

-T projects power point presentation slide that has pictures and words and instructs SS to match them. -SS match the words with the pictures and compare their answers and the T provides feedback and drills the words.

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

--T projects a picture of a man who doesn't seem happy. - SS works in groups to predict his problem. - SS give a suitable advice based on each dilemma they have predicted. - T instructs SS to change groups and discuss their ideas with other groups and then SS give WCF

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

-T divides SS into groups, hands HO1, asks students to read the text and find out the problem in the text. - SS work in groups to discuss the problems and give a suitable advice. - SS change groups and discuss the problem and give a suitable advice. - SS get back to their places and T asks (2-4) SS about what other SS have found out. - SS work in groups to talk about personal experiences and group members give an advice for each member's problem. -

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

-T projects a picture of Derek and Dave. and asks SS to predict what is Derek's dilemma. - SS work in pairs first to predict, then they work in groups to discuss Derek's Dilemma, give suitable advice for each dilemma they predict. - T hands SS HO and instruct students to skim it. -T plays the recording 1.57, asks students to circle the right answer. - SS work in pairs to check their answers. - T projects the answers on board. - T and SS provide feedback of the context.

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