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TPa 2
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students will practice using adjectives of feeling and past simple tense in the context of school.


Abc Listening 1.16-1.18
Abc Vocabulary Activity 1
Abc FSW Handout
Abc On-wall Paper with example sentences and paper pieces to match
Abc On-wall Paper Answer Key
Abc Teacher-made worksheet

Main Aims

  • To introduce and give practice in using adjectives of feeling. To help students practice listening for gist and listening for specific information.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give students the opportunity to practice using the past tense orally.


Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To generate interest in the theme of the lesson.

- Teacher greets the students and asks 'Where are we?' and elicits answer until the students say 'School.'

Prediction Task (3-4 minutes) • To encourage students to think about the context

- Teacher writes 'school' on the board and students write as many words as possible about school. - Teacher elicits ideas from the students. In categories word from the students are taken and written on the board.

Pre-teach Vocabulary (5-7 minutes) • To pre-teach blocking lexis to ensure comprehension of the listening material

- T asks the meaning of the words and clears any problems with them. -T drills ( repeat after me) for pronunciation mistakes. - Students give example sentences containing the words given

Listening for gist (10 minutes) • To ensure general understanding of the listening

- Students listen to the recording and and between the parts, teacher pauses the recording and students discuss what the topic may be. - After the recording is complete, students share their ideas about the answers and discuss disagreements.

Listening for specific information (10-16 minutes) • To practice listening for specific information

- Teacher shows the part and illustrates how they are going to do it by saying: 'Now we are going to listen more carefully. I want you to match the beginnings -column A-with the endings - column B-. Then, look at your friend next to you and check your answers at the end.' T checks comprehension with ICQs. ( You are going to check your answers WHEN? - At the end.) - Students listen to the recording again and do the matching. - T checks the number of matches and IF the students have a low average of matches, T hands out the written transcript. Students works in pairs to find the matches. - T elicits answer but doesn't give the correct answers.

Controlled Practice followed by free practice (10-15 minutes) • To give controlled practice in using adjectives.

- Students fill the handout according to themselves. - Students talk about themselves with their partners. -Students fill the handout according to themselves. and share with their partner.

Find Somebody Who (10-13 minutes) • To encourage students to practice past tense orally

- T hands out the papers and tells students that they have to find a person that thinks the same with the statements. / The rule is that they have to write a person's once. - students stand up and walk in the classroom and search people who fit the statements. - Students report to the teacher about the results.

IF Activity (10-15 minutes) • To practice adjectives of feeling and recognizing paraphrasing.

- Teacher elicits the meaning of the phrases from the students and clears meaning by miming and explaining, and pronunciation error by repetition. Eliciting positive and negative meaning. - T divides the students into three groups and assigns a color to each group, asking ICQs: ( Are you team blue? -No. / What color are you? -Green.) - T gives instructions. ( How many colors are there here? -3. / How many groups? -3. / 1 student from the group comes here, picks a paper and takes it to their friend there. You find the closest meaning and stick it next to it./ ICQ: How many people come to the table? -1./ Finish first -correctly- and you win. - Ss check each other's answers and gives feedback. - T gives the answer key to students and they find the winner.

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