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Philip's Lesson: Grammar and Listening
Intermediate level


Students learn of Obligation modals have to , must,should with their respective negative forms.The lesson is captured around a context of millionaires story. An audio track is played to give the text and students listen before they are presented with grammar. Different practice exercise will follow and finally ss will produce the language learnt in a form of sharing asking their partners questions using the target language.


Abc A gap -fill handout
Abc Circle the correcty form hand out
Abc Match words with meaning handout
Abc Make sentences with the prompts.Use the positive or negative form of the words in brackets

Main Aims

  • To provide students with clarification on the use of obligation modals must,have to and should in the context of an audio clip entitled millionaires.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide listening for detailed information through an audio clip entitled millionaires.


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

-T projects appt with 4 slides. -T asks the ss to predict the common element among the three personalities-Mar Zurk-facebook, Bill Gates -Microsoft, Richard Brunson-Virgin-Millionaires.

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T instructs the students to be attentive and to take note of must,have to, should in the audio clip. -T prompts the ss to find out if ss picked out the modals. -T tells ss to pair up and discuss what they heard. -The audio could be re-played.

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

-T tells ss to look at how the target language has been used in the text. - If not so clear another listening could be allowed.

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

- T clarifies the TL on the WB in this case ss handouts. -M,F,P is all clarified. -Examples of the questions in the text is used to concept check.

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- Match the words practice is given to ss -T gives the ss a gap-fill task -Ss peer check -All correct the answers. -T gives another task Circle the correct answer. -Ss peer check. -All correct the answers.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-T gives ss a task of make sentences with prompts. -An example is provided for ss. -Ss peer check -Whole class gets feedback.

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Teacher writes an example of a question on a WM -T asks ss to make 6 questions 2 of each of the modal. -T asks ss in pw to ask their partners questions using must, have to, should. -T asks ss to write some of the questions on the WB. -All correct and get feedback.

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