Fawaz Sheikh Elsouq Fawaz Sheikh Elsouq

TP7 Vocabulary
Pre-intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To practice using TV nouns and verbs in the context of listening to a quiz on TV addicts

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice listening for details in the context of a quiz on TV addicts


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- The teacher familiarizes students with the word "Telly" and give out a quiz on their watching TV habits. - Students do the quiz individually then ask their partners and record their answers. - The teacher distributes the answers that show on a scale how much the students are "telly addicts" - Teacher gets random answers from students.

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

- The teacher asks students to listen to an audio recording for two people taking the "Telly Addict" quiz and tick the answers for Toby in the corresponding space. - Students listen to the recording twice as the listening is long and challenging. - Students do it individually then check their answers with partners. Students then refer to script to check their final answers.

Highlighting and Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language and clarify new language

- The teacher posts three categories on the wall: TV equipment, TV programmes, TV Verbs. - The teacher distributes strips of different TV-related words. - Students divide into 3 groups, then they try to place the strips under the right category. - The teacher then gives the group captain the answer key (words with definitions) - The captain reads a definition and the other two members try to guess the word. - The teacher then displays photos of the words to help students correct their answers.

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

- The teacher asks students to do a controlled practice activity as students need to fill in the gaps with the correct TV vocabulary word. - Students do it individually then compare their answers with their partners. - The teacher gets a whole-class feedback on the answers

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

- Students get in groups of three. The teacher gives out a speaking activity handout. - The students prepare their answers for a minute then discuss their answers in their groups. - The teacher monitors students and takes notes on their performance. - The teacher praises the good use of language and asks students to try to elicit corrections for the inaccurate use of language.

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