Altenay Golmohammadi Altenay Golmohammadi

intermediate level


In this lesson students students will work on adverbs through some activities. Then will get some information about adverbs in sentences. they will practice stress on the given adverbs. they will have a listening activity. Then they will be set into different groups to work on reading activity. They need to use the adverbs to extend the reading texts, and retell the story. The lesson will be ended up with a discussion topic and speaking activity.


Abc reading handout
Abc listening activity
Abc discussion activity

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for describing an experience in the context of the power of nature

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a describing an experience in the context of t
  • To provide gist and inference reading practice using a text about describing an experience in the context of the power of nature


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

- set the pictures on the board - tell them to say whatever they see in the pictures - lead them to give more information about the verb they use - write the spoken adverbs on the board - have a review over what they know about adverbs

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

- set them in pairs to get ready to start the lesson - set the first activity on the board - give them time to find the answers in pairs - feedback

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

-by asking CCQs check students understanding of the meaning of each adverb - try to put the adverb of the first sentence in different places together - show them that adverbs in English can go in several different positions - make it clear and emphasize that adverbs cannot come between the verb and object e.g she drove badly the car - check the pronunciation and the stressed syllable of each given adverb in each sentence - drill

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

- make it clear that, we speak in group of words. This makes what we say easier to understand. -write the first sentence on the board- - point out the division between the two groups - model natural and unnatural groupings - set the next sentence on the board and the other one - set them in pairs to work on the grouping together - play the listening track - give them 1-2 mnts to decide on groups of words - check as a class

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

- set them in pairs - give different texts to each pair - tell them to find the answers and try to extend it by adding some adverbs - they will retell the stories to each other

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

- set a class discussion - tell them how would they feel in similar situations -let them share their own experiences if they have

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