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Text-Based Presentation of Language
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn about invitations and suggestions through text-based presentation of language. The lesson starts with a short speaking and continues with listening.The main aim is functional language in which the students learn about gerund and infinitive verbs.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of language used for Gerund and infinitive in the context of Shall we go, Do you fancy going...

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about verbs with to and ing in the context of going out


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • to generate interest in the topic

The students will be asked 3 questions about where would they go or what would they do

Listening Task (8-10 minutes) • To practice listening for gist and detail information

I am going to pre-teach a few words that they might not know. Next they will be given the worksheet and listen for the gist. After that they will listen for the second time for details . At the end of this part we will check the correct answers together

Highlighting target language (6-8 minutes) • To highlight the target language so that learners are focussed on it

I am going to explain gerund and infinitives and some specific verbs which are used for each. I am going to write some examples on the board and also practice giving answers .

Clarifying target language (5-8 minutes) • To clarify meaing, pronunciation and form so that learners know how to condtruct it

I am going to clarify the pronunciation and question form. In this stage the students will be given task 1 for functional language and they can practice and check the correct answers.

Language practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide controlled written practice focused on using the language accurately

In this stage students will be given task 2 .they should fill in the blanks with the correct verb form. It can be pair-work or solo

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