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Second conditional
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn how to form the second conditional. They also learn the difference between the first and the second conditional.


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Abc a text with a picture

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of second conditional in the context of The Forbidden Apple

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of possible and imaginary situations


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

T writes

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


Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T write s two sentences on the board

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

T explains the difference between the first and second conditional

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

Ex. 5

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

Ex. 6

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

Ex. 7a

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