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Teaching Practice 4
Intermediate level


The theme of this lesson is about different kinds of relationships. In this lesson, Ss listen to four people talking about where they met their partners. The listening sets the base for the upcoming grammar which is about the way to express present and past habits and states. This is followed by a short clarification on the pronunciation with a focus on linking in fast speech.


Abc Handout 2
Abc English File Intermediate Student's Book (3rd edition)
Abc True/False Handout

Main Aims

  • To give Ss clarification and practice of using used to and usually to express their habits in the context of relationships.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency in the context of relationships.


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To generate interest in the context of the listening

First, T will elicit some of the issues Ss discussed in the previous lesson since the contexts are the same. Then, she will write a question on the board in the context of relationships and elicit answers from the Ss.

Listening task (8-10 minutes) • To practice listening for specific information to contextualize and introduce the target language

First, the T will write a question on the board. Next, Ss will listen to four people talking about how the people met and take notes. Then, the T will put them in pairs and they will compare their notes with their partner and listen again if necessary. The T will change the pairs and ask the Ss to discuss their answers to the question written the board.

Highlighting the target language (5-8 minutes) • To highlight the target language so that Ss are focused on it

The T will put the Ss in groups and give them a handout including the written form of some sentences containing the target language used in the listening task. Then she'll ask the Ss to read the sentences in their groups and find some similarities and differences in terms of grammar. WCF

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

The teacher will clarify the meaning through a time line. Then, she'll clarify the form through showing examples and highlighting the form. Finally, the T will clarify the pronunciation of 'used to' through drills.

Language parctice (10-12 minutes) • To provide controlled oral practice focused on using the language accurately and to provide freer oral practice and use the language productively

First, the T will give a True/False handout to the Ss and ask them to correct the false sentences individually. Then, she'll put them in pairs to check their answers. WCF After that, the T will write some questions on the board and ask the Ss to discuss the answers in their groups.

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