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speaking about films
A2 level


In this lesson students will learn to recommend movies to their friends using types of movies and functional language like,” I didn’t like, I liked, I hated, I recommend you to see, I don’t recommend you to see.”


Abc projector
Abc board
Abc handout

Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of films

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for making recommendation in the context of films


lead in (3-5 minutes) • to activate students' existing knowladge of the topic

T projects posters of well-known films. T asks students if they know these films. T asks them if they liked the movies. T gets some individual answers.

preparing to speak (10-15 minutes) • to provide an opportunity prepare for the task

T gives a HO about types of films. T asks SS to match them with their meanings. T asks them to give one example to each type of film. After finishing, T asks them to check their answers in pairs. T gives pens to SS SS create the answer key on the board. T checks the answers. If there is a mistake SS find it and correct it. T drills the words. ICQ. Do we match them alone? Do we show our papers to our friends?

Useful language (5-8 minutes) • to provide and clarify language which learners may find useful for completing speaking task.

T asks SS what kind of films they like. T asks students why they like these films. T gets some individual answers. T asks if they recommend the movie. T elicits the meaning of “recommend” T drills the word “recommend”

speaking task (15-17 minutes) • For learners to practice their oral fluency

T tells students that their best friend is going to have a date and he will go to cinema with her potential girl-friend. He asks for help from you on the phone. Please recommend him good movie. -Tell him why you like it. -Summarize the movie. -Tell the names of actors. -Tell the type of the movie. -Tell if the movie is exiting, boring, ….. Students work in group of 3. T monitors SS T gets the answers of each group. ICQ. How many people work together? 3 Do we let other group to listen to us? No.

Feedback (3-5 minutes) • to provide language feedback based on the task

T writes the mistakes he heard while monitoring on the board. T asks students if they see any mistakes. T asks students to correct them.

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