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Selcen Guney's Pronunciation Lesson
Intermediate level


A lesson about pronunciation of consonant sounds


Main Aims

  • To enable students pronounce consonant sounds properly in the context of transportation

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enhance students' vocabulary&to practice fluency in speaking in the context of transportation


Lead-In (10-11 minutes) • To familiarize students with the context

Teacher starts the lesson by asking students about different forms of public transportation. After eliciting the target language, teacher gives students a crossword and tell them to complete in groups. Teacher monitors them in the meantime to provide help.

Controlled Activity (7-8 minutes) • To prepare students to the language focus stage

Teacher gives the first handout to students asks if they know how those symbols from phonemic chart are pronounced. Students discuss for 2 minutes in pairs. Teacher plays the recording and students check their answers.

Language focus (8-10 minutes) • To improve students' pronunciation skills

Students match the words to related sounds. After some drilling, they listen to the new recording and focus on the difference of sounds. Teacher repeats the recording if necessary.

Freer Activity (10-10 minutes) • To develop students' listening skills for spesific information

Students listen to the new recordings and write down words and sentences they hear. After some drilling teacher might play the recordings again.

Speaking (6-7 minutes) • To develop fluency in speaking

Teacher re-groups the students and tells them to talk about positive and negative sides of different transportation forms. Teacher monitors them in the meantime, notes some of the main mistakes related to pronunciation and corrects them in the end of the class.

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