Matthew Haynes Matthew Haynes

New Bridges Book C Lesson 3b
Pre-Intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of things people like

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a facebook post in the context of things people like


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

Ask Sts if they have a Facebook. Ask Sts if they use their Facebook. Ask students what they talk about on Facebook. Provide the Facebook Handout

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Page 15 Ask students to look at the pictures and guess what they are in the context of a post on Facebook. Ex: Sports Animals Family Nature Clothes Food Friends Computer Ask the students for other ideas of what people might post about on Facebook specifically in their area. Page 16 C Part 1 - Have students read sections of words and explain the words or phrases as they go. Determiners Conjunctions Adverbs Verbs

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Provide the handout with some common vocabulary used on Facebook. Sponsored - someone paid for this post so everyone would see it. Add - this is short for 'advertisement' Timeline - the order that things happen A post - something put on Facebook to post something on Facebook - to put something on Facebook Meme - a picture with something funny written on it After explaining each one give the students the matching handout and have them complete it. They can help one another.

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

We will make a Facebook account for the class. Sts will choose the name, profile photo, and information to be added. Sts will decide what the first post should be If there is time go to Page 19 - 20 F Part 1-6 G-H (if there is no time left then assign it as homework.

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