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Interview Lesson, TP1
Intermediate level


In this lesson students have chance to learn about interviews, and they practice interview vocabulary items. The lesson starts with putting the words in the correct order exercise. Ss play game while they are doing the exercise. Especially in the last role-play exercise, ss come up with their own sentences and they observe the interview in both sides as an interviewer and as an interviewee.


Abc mixed words
Abc Whiteboard
Abc mixed numbers
Abc Handouts
Abc matching cards

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of interview words

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation, role-play in the context of interview


Stage 1 ( Warmer) (3-5 minutes) • To prepare Ss for the lesson and increase the group dynamic

-Ss choose a number inside the bag -Rules: No talking, do not share the numbers given. -Ask ss to make a proper line with the numbers given

Stage 2 (put the words in the correct order to make sentences or questions) (10-12 minutes) • to get ss to consolidate what they have learned from previous class

Teacher demonstrates first sentence as an example and T tries to do with the Ss, Allow the ss work alone and then check the answers in pairs. Call the ss one by one to the WB in order to put the words in the correct order. If there is a wrong order T asks other ss "what would you change?"

Stage 3 (Match expressions) (7-8 minutes) • To provide ss understand the correlation between formal and informal two-word responses

T gives the handouts to all ss, Ask ss to do pw (T matches the ss) No A or B students. Ss work in pair for 2 minutes. T divides the class into 2 groups as A and B. Nominate 1 ss from group A to say the first expression and then nominate 1 ss from group B to say the match. T asks the ss to discuss "which questions are more formal?" 1-6 or a-f

Stage 4 (Role Play) (20-20 minutes) • To teach the ss how to act or what to say in interviews

T divides the class into 2 groups (A and B). Ss move chairs and make 2 circle groups. Ss read the instructions. Ss have 3 min to prepare their questions or answers while T is monitoring. T nominates 1 ss from each group for role-play. All the ss have 1 min to make role-play. Ss switch roles and ss have 3 min preparation.T is monitoring. T nominates 1 ss from each group for role-play. All the ss have 1 min to make role-play. T writes some of the questions ans answers to WB and ask ss "which sentences are good and which need improving?"

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