sezgiacar sezgiacar

Intermediate-B1 level


This material rounds off the lesson. It continues with the topic of Dinner date and provides students with speaking and listening skills practice and the oppurtunity to use the vocabulary that will be taught in the lesson.The students will listen to the recording during which they are asked to focus on conversation fillers.This is followed by a matching activity during which students come to the board and match conversation fillers to their meanings.Later, the students are first asked to respond to the conversation given by the teacher then the to the following task.As a final speaking activity where students are asked to throw a dinner party and invite three well-known people from the past and explain why they invite these three guests.At the end of this activity studentss will explain each other their dinner parties and the best dinner table will be chosen.


Abc Hand out- 2
Abc Hand out- 2

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency in conversation using conversation fillers in the context of dinner date

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice using conversation fillers that is taught in the lesson.


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

- Ask students what they say when they understand something, when they are suprised or agree with something - Write the answers on the board -Introduce conversation fillers by showing visiuals of facial expressions and ask students questions about each picture.

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

-Tell students that they are going to listen to a conversation. - Give students a handout of conversation fillers. - Ask students to tick which of these conversation fillers they hear. - Ask students to peer-check - Take Feedback as a whole class - Write 'I'm surprised' , 'I agree' , 'I understand' on the white board - Ask students to come to the white board and write the correct filler into the correct column.

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

- Tell students a story of yourself and ask them to respond with an appropriate filler as a whole class - Put students in pairs then give students exercise 3 handout. -Tell students to read the story to their partner and ask their partners to answer with the appropriate filler. - Monitor carefully, make notes of good use of conversation fillers. - Give some feedback and put some of the examples from monitoring on the white board

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

- Show students the picture of the guest dinner. - Ask students who these famous people are, take ideas as a whole class. - Tell students that they are going to invite 3 famous people from the past and make a dinner party and discuss in group of 4 why they chose these people. - Give an example of your dinner table to clarify your instruction. - When they finish the activity, ask each group to come to the board and explain their dinner table and choose the best dinner party.

Web site designed by: Nikue