Kamila Mammadova Kamila Mammadova

Kamila Mammadova: Functional Language TP-8
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for direct and an indirect questions in the context of offering help

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide inference, deduction, gist and specific information listening practice using a text about offering help in direct and an indirect questions.


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

-T asks Ss: "do you like to help others?" "What kind of help have you offered?" -T gives Ss time to discuss -T elicit answers from WC

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

-T tell Ss this lesson deals with making offers and requests and helping others. -T focus Ss to the ex.1 and asks Ss to discuss about the questions -T elicit the answers as a WC -T focus Ss to five photos and elicit answers what they show -Ss listen to conversation on ex.2 and decide which photo it relates to (a bar of chocolate) -Ss listen again and answer the questions on ex.3 -T asks Ss to check the answers with other -T elicit the answers from WC

Highlighting (5-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-T asks Ss: "How do you start sentence when you offer a help? -T highlights that people often make request in an indirect way. T gives an example "Do you have any chocolate?" instead of "Can you give me some chocolate?" -T asks: "Why do you think that is? -T asks Ss if people make request n an indirect way in their language and culture

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

-T asks Ss :"How do you ask if you want to help?" -T encourage Ss to answer "Would you like..?", "Would you like me to..?" "Do you want me to...?," Do you want..?" -T clarify the meaning difference between "offering things" and "offering to do things" -T clarify also the forms of "offering things" and "offering to do things" -T writes on a board: "would you like a coffee? -T underlines the request form and coffee. T clarify that coffee is an a noun and object of this sentence -T writes on a board: "Would you like me to bring you a coffee?" -T underlines the form and "to bring you a coffee" to show the verb.

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

-T asks Ss to listen to four more conversation and match them to the other photos in ex.2 -T elicit answers after Ss have compared them -T replay the recording so Ss can complete the sentence in ex.6,pausing it after each answers is given -T gives Ss time to check their answers with others before elicit answers as a WC

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

-T focus Ss to ex.7 and asks to identify indirect and direct requests -T asks Ss to match the requests in A to similar in B -T gives Ss time to check their answers before elicit the answers as a WC

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

-T focus Ss to ex.8 -T aks Ss to work in pairs -Ss reply to the indirect questions in ex.7

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