Zeinab Elmogy Zeinab Elmogy

Speaking lesson
Intermediate level


Abc HO3
Abc HO2
Abc HO1

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in describing places in the context of around the world

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a description of places they will visit in atour


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

Write on the board (In your opinion how can we encourage tourism in Egypt ) Give them time to think alone ,then discuss with partner , finally listen to their thoughts and suggestions

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

-Give the students the tape script of a conversation from the last listening lesson. the conversation between Marco who is going to Australia for to weeks on holiday ,and asks his Australian friend Eliane to recommend places to visit. -Give the Ss some question to search for the answer from the script . -Tell the students to work alone first then discuss the answer in pairs,finally I'll check their answer. .

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

Write the useful language on the board 1* you must see.... 2*I'd recommend..... 3*personally,I'd... M: TO recommend aplace F:1 must+V1 2 would recommend +V(ing) 3 I'd + V P: 1| ju məst ˈsiː 2 | aɪd ˌrek.ə.ˈmend 3ˈpɜː.sə.nə.li aɪd 1I wouldn't recommend..... 2*It is too far M: recommending not to do things F:1 wouldn't recommend+ V(ing) 2 too+ adj P: 1 | ˈaɪ ˈwʊdnt ˌrek.ə.ˈmend 2| ɪts tuː ˈfɑː | 1*It's famous for..... 2*It's on the way to ..... M: use to describe places F: 1 famous for+ noun 2 on the way to + noun P: 1| ɪts ˈfeɪ.məs fə 2| ɪts ɒn ðə ˈweɪ tə Ask the students to find these phrases in the script ,and let them guess the meaning from the text.then I'll check the meaning by asking CCQs ,then ask them what's the form come after recommend, would ,and too,finally drill the sentences.

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

Tell students to work in small groups . Each group choose a different tour to design from p 32 .and ask them to decide on the following things: * How long the tour will be ,and how many days will be spent in each place. *The best way to travel from one place to another. ** The main things to see in each place and why they are interesting. Give them time to plan how to describe their tour and use the map to explain their tour . I'll monitor them and help them with hard words to keep going the task.

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

I'll exchange one of each group to explain his group tour to another group,then I tell them to describe the tour of the other group ,and decided which one is most interesting.I'll help them to correct their own mistake by giving them a chance to think again.

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