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Giving written directions :
pre-intermediate : level


In this lesson students will learn how to give written directions using some directions vocabulary , some places vocabulary in addition to use some conjunctions such as , firstly , secondly , then and finally . In addition , they are going to use the imperative to give those instructions .


Main Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice of a letter in the context of directions

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, practice and review of places in the context of directions words


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

By asking students to give me directions to get to bus station from Britishey Training Center using the following sheet

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

By using the following chart then asking students to use it in giving directions in pairs

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

By asking students to work in pairs asking and answering questions using the following chart

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

By asking students to complete the following sheet

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

By asking them to write out a letter to a friend inviting him or her to visit Britishey Training Center using written directions .

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