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Money matters - Reported questions
Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will be exposed to the reported questions using a report about a survey. Ss will then get a HO to help them to discover the MFP of the TL, which will be followed by a controlled practice. In the end of the lesson, Ss will be engaged in a freer practice activity in groups of three


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of reported questions in the context of money

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed listening practice using a text about money survey in the context of money matters


Lead In (4-6 minutes) • Create an interest and set the context

T will star by asking Ss questions related to money: - Who likes money? - Who's rich? - Where do you spend most of your money? T then gives HO1 which is a survey about money and ask Ss to work individually first for 2 minutes, then check in their groups for 1 minute.

Exposure (6-10 minutes) • To expose the Ss to TL

T gives Ss HO2 which is a true/false taks, Ss will listen to audio 35 for details. T instruct Ss to work individually and try to see if the sentences are false or true T plays audio 35 Ss will check their answers in pairs. Ss will find the answer key by looking at the back of the HO and check in their groups.

Clarification (6-10 minutes) • To provide clarification on TL

T give Ss HO3, which is a guided discovery task for the TL T instruct Ss to answer the questions in their groups in 4 minutes T monitors and helps if needed Ss will then check their answers with other groups T put answer key on walls, Ss check their answers T clarifies any issues with the M & F T put marker sentences on WB and Drills

Controlled practice (8-12 minutes) • To provide controlled practice on using the TL

T gives HO4, Which is a controlled practice task where Ss need to make questions into reported questions and vice versa. - T instruct Ss work in pairs and solve part A of the task in 2 minutes - T instruct Ss to change partner (sit with someone else) then unfold the paper and start part B of the task, also in 2 minutes - T put answer key on wall and ask Ss to check their answers.

Freer practice (13-16 minutes) • To provide freer oral practice on the use of TL

T - Instruct Ss to be in groups of 3 As Bs and Cs. A asks C a question which B will then report the question to C, then they change turns and so on - T demonstrate the instructions and asks ICQs - S who gets at least 2 anwers to each question will be the winner - T gives Ss a time limit (2 minutes) then they change group, and then they change again for few times - T asks Ss for some of the answers and end the losson

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