Hossein Hossein

Session 3
Teacher Training level


In this lesson, students become familiar with the concept of warmers and lead-ins and will practice them.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of language used for warmers and lead

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of language used for war


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-The teacher asks the students to sit in groups with one student in each group facing the board and the other students with their backs to the board. -The teacher writes some words related to teaching stages and lesson plans and asks the ones facing the board to explain it to their teammates. The teammates have to write their guess. -The teams with the highest number of correct answers in the allocated time win.

Second lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the reason

-The teacher does another lead-in. -He plays a movie and writes the questions on the board. -He asks the students to talk together and find the rationale for this activity.

Highlighting and Clarification (3-5 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-The teacher asks the students to discuss the reason for the previous stage and what it accomplished. -The students have to come up with the difference between warmer and lead-in.

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

-The teacher forms new groups based on students' birthday. -The students think of the activity the teacher gave them and think of how they can implement that. -The students come to the board and try to do their lead-in.

Semi-Controlled Practice (15-20 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-The teacher forms newer, larger groups using hot seat. -The new groups have to think of another way of creating a lead-in. -They have to come to the board and act them.

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