Selma Çetin Bademli Selma Çetin Bademli

TP 3
B2 level


In this lesson, i will elicit an anecdote using past perfect continuous to give an understanding of the topic for the lesson. The students will then do listening and speaking activities to get them engaged with the topic "Air travel". Further more, in the lesson students will clarify phrasal verbs, then do a writing activity.


Abc Gap fill activity (English file upp-int p.154 ex.4)
Abc Book cover reading (English file upp-int p. 24)
Abc True and False activity (English file upp-int p. 24 ex.2c)
Abc PPT visuals
Abc Timeline activity (English file upp-int p. 24 1a)
Abc Matching activity (English file upp-int p. 24 1b)
Abc Air Babylon reading text (English file upp-int p. 25)
Abc English file upp-int track 2
Abc English file upp-int track 6

Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of air travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of past perfect continuous in the context of air travel
  • To provide process writing practice of advice on check in procedure and travellling.


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

T will show a picture on the board. T will elicit an anecdote of personal experience using past perfect continuous in the context of air travel. T will group the students and ask them to share an air travel experience with one another for 1 minute or so. T will then do for FB by asking, "Who has had a good experience?" and "Who has had a bad experience?"

Vocabulary (1-2 minutes) • To pre-teach some of the words for the lesson tasks

T will show visuals of the vocabulary words on the WB using the projector. T will quickly drill the words.

While-Listening #1 (5-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information listening tasks

T will hand out a timeline activity and then play the audio track 2 of "In-flight announcements". The students will listen to the audio and put the instruction pictures in order from 1-4. This activity will allow students to listen for specific information and prepare for the next activity. The students will do the activity individually as they need to listen carefully. The students will check the answers in pairs. T will nominate students to say the correct answers.

While-Listening #2 (4-5 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening tasks

T will hand out the activity (match word to phrase) and play the audio track 2 again but this time the students will work in pairs. The students will use the words from the word bank to match to the phrases. Students will be provided with a word bank to find the answers for the activity. T will play the audio the second time if students weren't able to match the words and phrases in time. T will then give out an answer key and students will check their answers in pairs.

Language clarification/ controlled practice (5-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to expand on what they've learned

T will write the sentence "My husband _______ me ____ at the airport two hours before the flight" on the WB with the phrasal verbs written on the side. T will nominate a student to pick the correct word and ask to fill in the blank using past tense. T will put students into different pairs and hand out a gap fill activity. Students will use the vocabulary bank to fill in the gaps. T will then play audio track 6 for students to check answers in their pairs. [If enough time left] After checking their answers, in pairs students will choose one of the phrasal verbs and use it in a sentence. T will do FB by asking 2 pairs for their sentence.

Reading for detail (10-20 minutes) • To provide students with a detailed reading task

T will show the back cover of the book "Air travel: the inside story". T will pair up the students but ask them to read the back cover of the book individually, then guess the answers for the questions together. T will then hand out the reading text from "Air Babylon". Students will read individually, then in pairs will correctly answer the questions they have guessed using the reading text. T will do FB by nominating 4 people for each answer. [if enough time left] T will hand out a True and False activity. Students will work in pairs. T will write 1-8 on the WB and have students come up to write the answers.

Writing task (3-5 minutes)

T will write on the WB "what advice can you give to some who is travelling". With their names on the top students will be asked to write 2-3 points/ sentences. T will collect all papers and give out the papers to other students. Students will read the persons paper they received. T will ask "who's paper has good advice?"

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