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Our Changing World
Intermediate level


In this lesson Ss are going to talk about our changing world(climate, population, polution etc.) – through encouraging students to think about their attitudes towards the environment. A video about man's impact on the world will be shown as a lead in. Next, they will be given a vocabulary exercise about disasters. Lastly, they are going to speak to choose only one person to rescue from disaster.


Abc Pictures(Our Changing World)
Abc Crossword(Disasters)
Abc Dices
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Video(Man)
Abc Matching Exercise(Disasters-Definition)
Abc PPT(Disasters)
Abc Conversation Cards(Ecological Dilemmas)
Abc Conversation Cards(Survival Role Play)
Abc Projector

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of vocabulary about disasters in the context of our changing world

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of our changing world and disasters


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

-Timeline with picture from the past and present including drought,population etc. will be shown to set the context of our changing world. -They are going to work in pairs to guess the context of the lesson. -A video named "Man" will be shown to generate interest in the topic. -They are going to work in pairs and share their idea about the video.

Presentation (8-10 minutes) • To clarify meaning so learners understand it

-PowerPoint Presentation about disasters will be shown -Ss will be asked to guess the word -I will drill the pronunciation so that learners know how to say it.

Practice-Controlled (8-10 minutes) • To provide controlled written practice focused on using the target language accurately.

-Students will be given a matching exercise(definition-disasters) to check if they have understood the meaning of the words. -They will be asked to check their answers with their partners. -Answer key will be given. -SS will be given a crossword exercise about disasters to check if they have learnt the spelling. -Answer key will be shown on the board.

Production-Freer Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide freer oral practice and focused on using the target language more fluently

-Students will be given ecological dilemmas conversation questions(eg if you were dying of hunger, would you eat an endangered species? Why?) on colored paper(yellow,green,red) -They are going to throw the dice to decide the color. -They will get that paper, read the question and answer.

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

-Students will be given fruit names to work in groups.(4 Ss in each group) -They will be given roles. -They are going to imagine they have survived a natural disaster and waiting for rescue. -Only 2 of them can be rescued. -They need to justify why he/she should be one of the rescued people. -They all need to agree on 2 Ss. -The rescued students will be asked to go another group and tell why their partners chose them.

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