Mohamed Felfel Mohamed Felfel

Incredibly short stories
Intermediate B2 level


This lesson continues with the same general context as the previous two and provides the opportunity for Ss to practice the vocabulary/grammar from the previous lessons more freely in writing.


Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with pratice in writing using vocabulary and grammar from the previous lessons more freely.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To encourage Ss using adjectives and adverbs in thier writing in order to make it more alive.


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

Will ask Ss if they remember how to use adjectives and adverbs. Will introduce Ss to the 'small mistake' text.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading

Ss going to get the HO of the short story of 'small mistake' (ex a p.114). A time limit will be set for Ss to read the text quickly. In small groups, Ss will go through (ex b p.114) with a time limit again. Ss will an answer key for FB

Useful Language (5-7 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

A time limit will be set, Ss in pairs will get (ex c p.114) HO. Ss will get an answer key to check if they know the punctuation correctly. Ss will get (ex d p.114) HO With a time limit, they will work it out in pairs They will get an answer key for feedback

Productive Task(s) (20-21 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ss will be in 3 groups, a time limit will be set. Each group will have a sentence to which they will discuss its plot (ex e p.114). Each group will be asked to start writing and a time limit will be set for (ex f p.114). Both (ex e & f) will be presented through PowerPoint. If still have time, Ss will go to task (ex g p.114).

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Ss will check their short stories mistakes with each other. Ss will be asked if they agree with the quote on the top of (p.28)

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