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Future Plans Lesson
Beginner A1 level


In this lesson ss will have a chance to improve their productive skills (speaking and writing) and practise forming questions with future meaning in the context of 'future plans'.


Abc Forming /Answering question cards
Abc Listening tapescript..

Main Aims

  • To provide speaking practices for accuracy and fluency in the context of 'future plans'.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise grammar (present continuous and 'going to'), receptive skills (listening) and productive skills (writing) in the context of 'future plans'


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Talk about your plans for the following week. -Ask ss if they have any plans for the next week since they don't have English lessons the whole week.

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

- Play the audio clip about Eddie's travelling plans. - Tell students to listen and try to understand the questions and to think about the time mentioned in the text (past, present, future). - Give them the tapescript. - Read the text out loud with the help of the students.

Useful Language (5-6 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

- Ask CCQs Is Eddie in South Africa now? Is he going to go there? Is he going now or in the future? What tenses do they use?

Productive Task(s) (24-25 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

- Pair them up as A and B. Give them different cards. - As need to create questions based on the listening text. Bs will answer the questions according to the text. - Tell them to scan the tapescript you've given a while ago and write the questions/answers on the cards. - They will ask/ answer the questions in pairs. - Do one example with them. - Distrubute new cards. They will do the same thing but this time Bs will become As to ask questions and vice versa. - Do one example with them. - Have a pair to FB to the WC. - Pair up ss again. Give one ss HO with photos and information. The other ss will have HO with questions. - Student with questions will ask them and his/her pair will answer based on the photos. - Give out next HOs, do the exact thing but change ss roles. - Have a pair to give FB to the WC - Write time expressions on the board and ask ss to mingle and ask randomly about each other's plans. Do one as an example. after the lesson this evening tomorrow on your next holiday (where)

Feedback and Error Correction (5-6 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

- Do delayed error correction for the tasks. - Write the errors on the WB you've noticed during monitoring. - Ask ss to correct them.

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