Iryna Pietrova Iryna Pietrova

Tales: types of story, the news, telling a story
Intermediate level


By the end of the lesson ss will have discussed different types of stories told a story using TL (sequncers)


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Abc Extra vocabulary tasks for telling a story about car troubles
Abc cards for telling a story in different tenses

Main Aims

  • To revise vocabulary for telling stories and reactint to what ppl say

Subsidiary Aims

  • Improve speaking skills


Warm-up (15-20 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students make up a story using pictures

Lead-in (5-10 minutes) • to get students interested in the topic

Ss are asked to think and discuss in pairs about their favourite stories. The are asked to discuss the following points in detail. What is your favorite story? Why? Narrate your story in brief. What is the best part of the story? What kind of story is it? -Sci fi, comedy, tragedy, fairy tale or horror.

Grammar (10-12 minutes) • to remind ss what tenses are used when telling a story

elicit from the students to the board

Grammar production (18-20 minutes) • To practice proper grammar for story telling

Give out the cards to the groups of 3-4 ppl, give time limit 10min

Video task (15-18 minutes) • To improve listening skills and notice target language (reacting to news)

Give ss handouts ann give instructions in stages. After each task ss pair check first. HO task 1-3

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1) SS work in pairs and give&react to news asking extra questions 2) Retell the story Give instructions in stages

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

HW: vocabulary task

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