Heba Ahmed EL-mahdy Heba Ahmed EL-mahdy

Time to change bad habits
Intermediate level


In this lesson Ss will practice using some new vocabulary and they will speak about some bad habits that people should stop doing.


Abc cards
Abc a short video
Abc board and marker
Abc hand outs
Abc Interchange intermediate book S:B

Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson Ss will have learned some words in the context of bad habits and solutions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • -To practice controlled and free speaking in the context of bad habits and solutions.


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

-Present a video while which every ss will name some bad habits that are included in it. -Ask Ss to discuss what they wrote in pairs. -In an open feedback listen to Ss' answers. -Ask ss to name some bad habits that people should stop doing.Give them a chance to voice their ideas before speaking. -Listen to ss answers in an open feedback.

Exposure (1-2 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text .

-Distribute handouts and ask ss to answer a question for gist; What three habits does the article mention? -Ask ss to check in pairs. - Listen to their answers in an open feedback.

Highlighting (6-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Ask them to answer specific questions in pairs through which they will choose the TL. Example; What is the solution for being late from the text? Why do people put things off? -Give an open feedback.Listen to ss answers. -Ask ss to match words with definitions in groups. -Give an answer key and ask ss to correct for themselves.

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

-Use vocabulary cards and explain Meaning ,Pronunciation and form for every word. -Ask CCQs to check ss understanding. -Stick words on the boad.

Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-Distribute handouts . -Ask Ss to fill in the gaps using words in the box individually. -Ask Ss to check their answers in pairs. -Provide a model answer.

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-Story seed game -Ask Ss to make a circle with vocabulary faced down on the ground. -Ask everone to pick a card by turn and add a sentence to a story that starts with; I always get in troubles..............

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

-Ask ss to speak about 3 bad habits that they want to change and why. Scaffoling I wish I were ,had,could be,could stop watching...................because...................once......... what happened ,when,how ,why. you should -Give open feedback

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