Tracy Jansen Tracy Jansen

BC - aSIB 14.11.13 (1)
Intermediate level


Language Focus - Permission, necessity and prohibition


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of permission, necessity and prohibition in the context of banking regulations

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation, using the language focus words providing permission, necessity and prohibition in the context of a customer making enquiries of terms and conditions for bank accounts.


Introduction & Exposure to permission, necessity and prohibition (10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Speak about rules at home .... at school .... at work .... in society ... when travelling ... things we CAN do, MUST / NEED to do and MUST NOT do. Washing hands before eating, wearing a seatbelt, smoking on board an aircraft, looking both ways before we cross a road, setting an alarm clock in the morning, taking your medication, feeding your children, exercising, eating sweets and cake versus vegetables, preparing documents for meetings, stopping at a red traffic light, having your passport with you to fly internationally let someone else pack your suitcase to fly internationally arrive late at a meeting wear casual clothes at the bank play loud music in your office Review our class rules

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

On the whiteboard - Permission / Necessity / Prohibition for previous verbal examples Then, VERY IMPORTANT, think of another way of saying the above!!!!

Controlled Practice (15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Banking is controlled by rules. PW to complete Unit 1, LF, Pg 12, No. 1 - underline describing statements. Class discussion to confirm.

Semi-Controlled Practice (20 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Unit 1, LF, Pg 13, No. 2a For 2nd half, practice between the 2 teams PRESENT versus PAST for verbs relating to permission, necessity and prohibition

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

Unit 1, LF, Pg13, Q3 Individual work for marking with a time limit

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