Veronika Veronika

Fucntional name
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be introduced to the functional language using listening to a dialogue briefly first and then language from the dialogue will be highlighted and clarified (checking meaning, form and pronunciation) before doing further practice. After the language practice will be provided ( semi-controlled and freer).


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, practice and review of language used for making suggestions in the context of food

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking about food and meals


Warmer/Lead-in (2-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ss look at the photos and decide what it is (barbecue). T teaches the word barbecue (noun - a meal at which meat, fish, or other food is cooked out of doors or on a grill; verb- cook meat, fish, or other food on a barbecue) [ ˈbɑː.bɪ.kjuː ]

Exposure (2-4 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T asks if Ss ever invite people for a meal, what they cook and how they spend time. Ss work in pairs, after T asks Ss about their partners' answers.

While-Listening (2-3 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information

Ss are given ex.1 p.30. Before listening to give a question with 4 answers on the board (using projector). T reads the question and 4 choices and asks Ss to guess what people will decide to do.

Listening (3-5 minutes) • To introduce the functional language

T plays recording 1.26. After Ss check their answers with a partner. (Answer 3)

Highlighting (4-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T gives cards and asks which ones the friends make (6 true answers). 1,2,3,5,8,9 Ss work in groups. After the recording is played again to check the answers. T writes answers on the board.

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T writes expressions on the board to make suggestions: How about...? We can...? What about...? Perhaps we should...? Why don't we...? Ss drill the phrases focusing on intonation: choral drilling and drilling in pairs.

Semi-Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss are going to plan a meal for the group. T gives cards with questions to think about. Ss discuss it in groups giving opinions and making suggestions.

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

Ss plan their meal making a list of the dishes they decide to make in groups. Ss swap their lists and read the nicest or the most interesting.

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