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Friends lesson , Vocabulary lesson
Upper intermediate level level


In this lesson students will learn about some friendship expressions .They start the lesson with a warm up activity that they will read a quote about the value of friendship in our and then each student will tell us a short story or a situation about friendship.Then, students will read the article again and find the expression that express friendship between Tina and will.After that, they will complete the expressions and put the lines of Tina and will's friendship summary in order.Finally, they will do freer activity using friendship expressions.


Abc Gap-fill handout
Abc Yes and No cards
Abc slips (Global upper intermediate.unit 1)
Abc handouts of global upper intermediate.unit1

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of friendship expresions in the context of friends

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a friendship expressions in the context of friends
  • To provide inference reading practice using a text about friendship expressions in the context of friends


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students and generate interest

Teacher will write a quote on the board about friendship and ask questions about it. Ask Ss to work in pairs and each one will tell his partner about one situation that he or she found good friends beside them. Monitor and assist when needed. Get FBK from Ss.

Exposure and highlight (4-6 minutes) • To provide reading for inferences and specific information about friendship.

Ask Ss to read the text again and then I will Ask them "Do you think Tina and Will were close friends or housemate?"and provide their answers by expressions from the article.Aak them to work in pairs and discuss their answers with each other.T moniters and assist when they needed. TGets FBK from Ss

Clarification of language focus (2-5 minutes) • To provide clarification on meaning , form and pronunciation in the context about friends.

T will ask CUQs (checking understanding questions) and elicit the answers from them to check the understanding the meaning of the expressions and give them yes and no cards to answer the questions by raising them andgive explaination for their answer e.g Did they have a lot in common? Did they get on badly? Are they still communicating?When? T will model and drill pronunciation orally or individually.

Controlled practise (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare Ss for more meaningful practice

P.9 ,Ex.1 chest the handouts to Ss and ask them to complete expressions about friendship they can look at the text P.8.Ss will work individually to answer the exercise then they peer check answers together. T will promote early finishers to write answers on the board. T will check answers with the whole class if there are any problems.

Semi-controlled practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare Ss for free practise

P.9,Ex.2 Divide the class into two groups and ask each group to put the following summary of Tina and Will's friendship in the correct order. The both of the two groups compare their answers with each other before back to the text to check.T moniters and assist if they need. Twill check answers with the whole class.

Freer practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide fluency speaking of the TL about friendship

Ex.3 P.9 Ask Ss to answer this question Give Ss time to think about their answers and compare their answers with a partener. T monitors and records any errors to deal with them later on the whiteboard.

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