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Demo Lesson #4- Grammar and Vocabulary
Upper-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will review their language skills (grammar) on how to express our feelings by using different part of speech (verb form, adjectives ending with "-ing" and "-ed" ) within the context of the previous lesson. The lesson will include pre vocabulary study to facilitate the grammar session and end up with a freer productive activity (speaking)


Abc Gap-fill handout
Abc Exceptional gap fill handout
Abc Speaking cards
Abc Choose the correct one handout

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Adjectives ending with '-ing' and '-ed' in the context of Expressing feelings

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of words related to feelings in the context of social media


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

T will refer to the previous lesson's tweets and ask Ss give examples of people who has expressed their feelings. T will write down the extracts on WB ask CCQs to elicit the target language. T will also use mimes&gestures

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

T will multiply the extract sentence that expresses feelings with a verb and write two more versions of it by using the target language structure (verbs >>>adjectives) T will underline the common word item having different parts of speech in each sentence.

Pre teach vocabulary (5-7 minutes) • To avoid vocabulary difficulties for Ss before Practice

T will elicit some potentially unfamiliar vocabulary for Ss i.e. infuriate thrill Anectodes, CCQs, part of speech (i.e.furious) and references to previous classes will be used to elicit target vocabulary. T will drill the pronounciation.

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

The T will clarify the meaning by asking CCQs and giving more model sentences together with CCQs. T will provide pronounciation and drill. T will talk about the stress in the modal sentences.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T will give students gap-fill hand out to work in pairs T will monitor and take notes. T will give the answer key and analyse some common problems on WB T will give Ss another handout to choose the correct form (-ed or -ing). The aim of this exercise is working on a probable confusion between -ed and -ing Ss will work in groups of three and have discussions& make analysis. T will monitor and take notes for DFB T will give the answer Key and WCF (If there is time left) T will introduce exceptional adjectives (e.g impressed, impressive) and hand in exB.c on pg. 49 of CB Ss will work in the same groups to figure out the exceptional forms T will monitor and take notes for DFB T eill give the answer key and WCFB

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T will divide students into groups of 3 or 4 and give each group a red card which involves their theme for freer speaking session and tell Ss to use the newly learnt target language. T will ask Ss to figure out if they share same/similar feelings towards a situation that they will share with the rest of the class later. T will monitor and take notes for DFB for common and important releveant mistakes WCFB

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