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English File Intermediate - TP6
Intermediate level


Abc WB
Abc Source 1
Abc Source 2
Abc Handout 1

Main Aims

  • To provide ss clarification and controlled and semi-controlled practice of will, going to and present continuous for future arrangements (future forms) in the context of family.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide ss accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of family and friends.
  • To provide ss gist listening practice using a text about daily dialogues between family members in the context of family.


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

Tell ss a personal anecdote. In my family, I spend the most time with my mum. We always have breakfast together. At the weekends we go for a walk with our dog and have a cup of coffee in our favourite cafe in the neighbourhood. Ask sts to talk in pairs and tell each other who they spend the most time with in their family and what they like doing together in 1-2 minutes. Elicit answers from a few ss and ask them to tell everyone about who their friends spend time with in 1-2 sentences.

Exposure (4-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Tell ss that they will now listen to three daily conversations between family members. Tell them to write down who the family members are and what they are talking about. Play recording (Track 1.16) once. Ask ss to check their answers in pairs before open class feedback. Elicit answers from ss and get the confirmation of the rest.

Highlighting (5-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Tell ss that they will listen to the dialogues again but this time they should pay attention to the sentences in the listening text. Tell ss that now they will decide which dialogue each sentence comes from and write numbers next to them. Give ss Handout 1. Show them the exercise a. Do a demo together. Play recording (Track 1.16) again. Show ss answer key on the board.

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Ask ss What do we use these sentences for? What do they mean? Elicit a few ideas. Tells ss to complete the guided discovery handout about the future forms (will, going to, present continuous for future arrangements) used in the dialogues. Monitor and help as necessary. Conduct open class fb, eliciting the answers onto the board. Ask CCQs to check understanding of meaning. Elicit the form of the different structures onto the board. Tell ss that now they will work on the pronunciation of future forms. Wipe the board. Use the recording (1.21) to model and drill example sentences of the verb forms chorally and individually. Correct when necessary.

Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To give students initial confidence using the target language. To allow students and teacher to check students have understood the target language.

Tells ss that they are going to choose the correct verb form to complete some sentences used between friends and family. Tell ss to do the exercise in pairs. Monitor and help as necessary. Elicit the answers onto the board.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To enable students to use will, going to and present continuous for future arrangements in dialogues.

Tells ss that they are going to talk in pairs about their family and friends. Show ss the question prompts on the board and tell them to ask and answer questions in pairs. Help students as necessary and note down some of the things students are saying.

Feedback and Error Correction (4-5 minutes) • To give students feedback on their ability to communicate. To give students feedback on their language use.

Ask ss to share one or two of answers. Write 4-5 examples of good language and language which needs correction on the board. Tell ss to discuss the language in pairs, deciding which ones are correct and which ones need correction. Praise ss for the good language and elicit corrections for the rest.

Flexi-stage - If time (3-4 minutes) • To recycle target language

Tell ss to think about their weekend and talk in pairs about: their plans things they are sure they will do their arrangements their predictions

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