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Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn about reported speech. The lesson starts with a picture of a website and a listening text related to it. Then ss are given a text about the same website which includes reported sentences. The sentences are elicited and written on the board and then meanin and form clarification is provided through CCQs. Then ss are given a controlled practice in which they have to complete the sentences with reported form of the given sentences. Finally students are given a free oral practice where they produce the TL in groups of three.


Abc Audio CD English File
Abc Computer
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Abc Projector
Abc WB

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of reported speech in the context of a webpage where you sell and buy products of their ex's.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about online shopping in the context of webpages
  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about online shopping in the context of web pages


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

-Show ss the webpage and ask "What do you think you can sell/buy here? Put the ss into pairs and tell them to discuss. -Then play the recording and tell ss to listen and find the correct answer. Ask ss to say the correct answer. (Play the recording if necessary)

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Pre-teach the words "veil" and "scratch" if necessary -Give ss the texts from the website, tell them to read quickly (skim) and say which objects do these people sell. -Tell ss to read at the text again and answer the question: "What was the last thing thier ex-partners said?" (Specific information)

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Write the model sentences on the board. My fiancé told me that he was in love with another woman. She said that she’d come and pick it up. -Ask ss what is common in these sentences.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Ask ss the CCQs to clarify the meaning: When did the action happen? (In the past) When do we talk about it? (Now) -Elicit the form from the ss: [+] subj + said (that) + Change the tense of the sentence into past form told sb (that) -Try and elicit the tense change in these sentences: simple present-simple past, will-would -Elicit other tense and modal changes from the ss: Present Tense – Past tense Past tense/ Present Perfect – Past Perfect Will – Would Can – Could Must – Had to May - Might -Elicit the other words that change: Tomorrow – The next day Here – There This – That If necessary change the subject and object pronouns. (e.g. she said… her…) -Drill and elicit sentence stress, show it on the board.

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-Give ss the semi-controlled practice HO and tell them to complete the sentences using reported form of the sentences. -Put the ss into pairs and tell them to check their answers. -Give the answer key and tell them to check their answers. -FB on the board, elicit from the ss if there are any mistakes

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Put ss into groups of three -Tell them two of them are a couple and they have argued about something and they do not talk to each other. -Tell the third student that he/she is the child who will report the mother's sentences to the father and vice versa. (Demonstrate if necessary) -Make sure to change roles to give opportunity to all ss. -Listen and take notes for FB. -Write them on the WB and get correction from the ss.

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