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TP# 8
Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss are going to learn some new vocabulary related to food, cities and people. At the beginning, they are going to discuss adjectives in by watching a video and describe many things. During the lesson, ss are going to practice the new vocabulary throughout many tasks, such as, listening to a conversation using adjectives. At the end, ss are going to listen to a recording talking about healthy food and junk food and then ss will have the chance to debate about this topic.


Abc Find Someone Who.
Abc HO#1 Adjectives
Abc HO#2 Gap-fill
Abc HO#2 Listening task
Abc HO#3 2 sets of stripes. Matching task
Abc Listening recording #1 small conversation
Abc youtube video
Abc white board
Abc HO# 4: Guessing
Abc Listening#2 Healthy food.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of adjectives in the context of food, cities and people.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about healthy food and junk food in the context of food


Stage #1: Lead In (5-7 minutes) • To generate interest and set context.

T will show a you tube video. Next, T will ask ss about what happened in the video, Where is he? What kind of food he is eating? Do you think the food was delicious? What's wrong with the food? Describe the two men? Where do you find such restaurants(city, countryside, mall...etc)

Stage#2 Present the target language. (8-10 minutes) • To present the target language in a context

1-In 3 groups, ss are going to have on paper which has a noun with many adjectives related to the word. T will ask ss to read the adjectives carefully and eliminate 4 adjectives which can't go with the given noun. T will show the answers on the board and ask why they choose to eliminate these adjectives. 2- Individually, ss are going to listen to small conversations: At the beginning, T will explain that we have A and B. First, they have to fill in the gaps with suitable adjectives using the adjectives in the previous task. Discuss their answers in pairs and then check their answers by listening to the recording.

Stage #3. Language Clarification. (8-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form, and pronunciation of the target language.

T will elicit the new vocabulary. T will try to help Ss to understand the meaning by doing matching activity. T will drill the words and then check ss pronunciation mistakes. T will clarify that many adjectives end with -ing and -ed. T will ask where is the stress of the words. Suggested CCQs: Junk: Is it good or bad? bad. Is it healthy? No. Disgusting: When do you have that feeling? (Smell or taste of food) Is it good or bad feeling? Cosmopolitan: Is Dubai a cosmopolitan city? Vegetarian: Does it include meat? Outgoing: Is he/he sociable? Is he/she friendly? Sophisticated: Is he/she experienced? Homegrown:Do you buy it from the supermarket? T will ask ss to stand up and play find someone who?

Stage # 4 Controlled Practice. (12-16 minutes) • To provide ss with controlled practice of the target language in order to encourage accuracy.

1- In pairs, ss have to think individually about his/her partner what the answers might be in true or false questions. Then they have to ask the partner yes/no questions depending on the information in the papers. After that they have to check their answers. T will ask how many of their guessing were correct. 2- In pairs, T will ask ss to work with their partners to list the given information on the board: 1- name a restaurant where you had a memorable meal. 2- name a city that you have invited and that you would like to visit again. 3- name a relative, a friend who is important to you. T will ask ss to exchange the list with their partner. ask and answer questions: e.g Where was the restaurant? What was the food like? Finally, T will ask ss to report back to the class about one of the names your partner wrote.

Stage# 5: Freer Practice. (12-15 minutes) • To provide ss freer practice of the target language in a more authentic context and promote fluency

T will tell ss that they are going to listen to a recording talking about junk food and healthy food. T will put ss into 2 groups. One group have to be with the idea of junk food and the other group should adopt the healthy food claim. First, they will hear the recording and then they are going to discuss and debate. T will monitor and take notes for delayed feedback.

Feedback (2-5 minutes) • To highlight examples of good language and to correct errors

T will take notes and then check answers on the white board

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