Mariia Otriazhaia Mariia Otriazhaia

Would like to vs like -ing
Beginner A1 level


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of would like to do vs like doing in the context of birthday presents

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about 'A really special present' in the context of birthday presents
  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a dialogue and presentation in the context of birthday presents


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

1. T asks questions : Do you like buying presents? What was the last present you bought? Who did you buy it for? 2. SS discuss in pairs and then share as a whole class

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. SS read a text about presents and match the pictures. 2. SS discuss which present would they like to get? Why? Discuss with a partner. 3. T takes a WC feedback.

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

1. T asks SS to look at the text and underline the examples that mean want and circle the example that mean like in the text. 2. SS complete the table with the examples from the text. 3. SS compare in pairs and then T shows the answers on the board

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

1. SS complete the task from the guided discovery, then they compare in pairs and T takes a WC feedback. 2. T clarifies the form on the board: I like driving I'd like to drive I like to drive I 'd like driving

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

1. Ss complete the dialog about birthday present 2. SS check in pairs and then as a whole class 3. (if time) SS read dialog in pairs

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

1. SS listen to a small dialog and repeat intonation 2. In pairs SS practice dialog and use the examples from the reading 3. Error correction after practice

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

1. T asks SS students to create their own "Happy present" 2. SS work individually and also they may use ideas from the board 3. T monitors and helps if necessary . 4. In small groups SS present their presents. 5. SS make two circles and present their presents to each other 6. Error correction

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