Henry Henry

Henry Demo lesson
intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be introduced to contrasting linking words. They will have a controlled practice followed by a semi-controlled practice.


Abc google images
Abc Gap-fill handout

Main Aims

  • to clarify and practice contrasting linking words.

Subsidiary Aims

  • speaking to practice target language.


lead in (2-3 minutes) • to engage Ss into the topic

use a picture to elicit a marker sentence.

Highlighting target language (3-5 minutes) • to highlight the target language so that learners are focused on it

write marker sentences on the board.

Clarifying target language (3-5 minutes) • to clarify meaning, form and pronunciation.

using marker sentences to clarify meaning, form and pronunciation.

Language practice (5-7 minutes) • to provide controlled practice

Gap-fill exercise : students should answer this exercise individually then discuss answers together. Teacher will review their answers.

Language practice (4-5 minutes) • to provide semi-controlled practice (role play)

Correct sentences : in this exercise, more than one answer is possible. Students should answer this exercises individually then check answers in pairs. Teacher will review answers with students.

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