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Teaching Practice 6
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, students gist listen which will introduce to target language -to learn how to use giving examples of something in the context of future trends.


Abc Listening 2.3-2.5
Abc Listening 2.3-2.5 HO
Abc Guided discovery
Abc HO
Abc HO - Write three sentences
Abc 21st century bathroom
Abc Powerpoint picture of a future skycar

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for giving examples in the context of future trends.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about experts talking about advances they think will happen in the future in the context of future trends.


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

T puts a picture of a 'skycar' prototype on the screen. T briefly discusses what the picture is to draw interest from Ss. T asks how Ss how they expect their lives to change in the next 20 years? What will be the most dramatic changes in the world over the same period? T ask a couple of Ss and brief discussion.

Listening Task (4-6 minutes) • To practice listening for gist. To contextualize and introduce the target language

T tells Ss that they will now listen to a recording and highlight which of the statements is true. 1. Declining values in society in the future. 2. Experts talk about what advances they think will happen in the future. 3. Technological advances that are currently being worked towards. Peer check. Check WC agrees.

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

T states: "I'd like to draw your attention to some of the expressions used in the recording". What phrases do we use when we are giving an example of something? Elicit from students. For example/for instance Such as/like In particular Among other things To name but a few

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

I have a worksheet for you to work on to choose the correct expressions to complete the sentence. When you are finished with the first exercise, you can start the next. Peer check. Students come and write answers on WB. Error correction. Form and pronunciation as per LA. Elicit. Students write form. Show phonetic elements on WB. Drill. Hot error correction.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T asks Ss to write three sentences describing their future bathroom. They must include expressions in box. Peer check. T asks some for feedback. Error correction.

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

Students in pairs look at the pictures and discuss questions highlighted. Feedback session.

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