Soumia Sayah Soumia Sayah

Soumia Sayah 30/11/2016, Week2, TP3, lesson length 45mins, lesson type: grammar.
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, the T is going to link their lesson with the previous one which was about future plans & intentions, to present it to the ss using (going to, present continuous). The ss are going to practice using this tense for the future plans through controlled, less controlled, and free practice.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of The present continuous tense in the context of Future plans & intentions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop student's ability to talk about their future plans using TL in the context of hope and fears.
  • To provide accuracy in the context of future plans and intentions.


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

The T is going to link the lesson to the previous lesson (listening) in order to remind the ss what they did by asking them: what are you going to do today ? tomorrow? next year ? what are we going to study today ? T elicits to engage the Sts

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language.

The T will use the context from the previous lesson may also get a couple of sentences from them on what their future plans/ attentions are.

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

Based on the use of the context, T is going to show the students a couple of sentences which will include the present continuous tense for future plans.

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

Based on the previous lesson, the T is going to use a couple of the model sentences from the listening lesson and covers the MFP for the students. T checks to see if Ss understand the meaning of the sentence by using CCQs. For ex: We are going to work for the children there. Is it for now or future ? Future2, is it a plan ?Yes. is it a wish? No. Is it certain that they're going to work for the children there ?Yes. - We are going to work with the children there. - The organization is starting a new project in Guatemala next year. Clansfield, Linday and Amanda Jeffries. Global pre-intermediate. 1st ed. [Oxford]: Macmillan Education, 2010

Controlled Practice (6-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice their speaking skill

T asks ss to do the grammar ex. 1 p139 (individual work) and Ss complete the sentences, using the correct form of going to. ICQs need to be done. T monitors and assist if necessary. Once Ss have finished, they ca, check answers with their partners. T gets answers from Ss

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice.

To further understand and practice, this semi-controlled practice that focuses on speaking will let ss to produce by asking them to work in pairs

Free Practice (7-8 minutes) • Speaking stage, to provide an opportunity to practice their speaking skill on

Ask them to work in pairs and talk about their future plan

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