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Grammae: First Conditional + Might
PI6 level


In this lesson, the SS will learn how to express real possibilities using first conditional and might. Further, they will learn to integrate "be going to" and advice/warning context.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of first conditional real possibilities in the context of future plan in an inductive mannar.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency practice, gist listening, listening for details in the context of future plan.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-7 minutes) • To set the lesson context and engage students

- The weather forecast - "What are you doing this weekend?" --> "What will you do if it rains?" ... - "What will happen if we can control the weather?" ... - "What will you do if your kid get sick?" --> "What if you have work to do?" --> "Is it possible to ask your husband to take care of her/him sometimes?" - " Tomorrow's your best friend's birthday. What'll you do?" --> "What will you buy?" ....

practice #1 (2-3 minutes) • First conditional in a real conversation

- Listening and note taking - "What is she doing for this weekend?" --> "Is she do it in any case, or is it conditional?" - "Where's she going?" --> "Is she sure?" - "We'll go for a picnic/ we might go to park, what's the difference?"

Practice #2 (2-3 minutes) • Semi-controlled practice- Fluency preparation

- To practice the same conversation with other options - Listen and check

Practice #3 (3-4 minutes) • Free practice- To bring the grammar into speaking

- "What are you doing for this Nowrouz?" - "Where are/aren't you going?" --> if it is sunny/rainy/windy ... or if it is crowded - "Are you driving/getting a flight/taking a train?" why?

Practice #4 (1-2 minutes) • Semi-controlled practice- Accuracy preparation

- Eliciting some words: pick up & wait by the door - Learners will discover the form here.

First Conditional + Might Form (2-3 minutes) • To understand the form

- To elicit the form

Practice #5 (3-4 minutes) • Semi-controlled practice- intention vs. possibility

"What are you going to do after the military service?" "Raising a kid is a demanding difficult task? Isn't it? "What are you going to do after her school?"

Practice #6 (2-3 minutes) • Who sounds sure, who doesn't?

- Listening and note taking - Figuring out who's certain about the future and who's not based on the grammar

Practice #7 • Semi-controlled practice- Dealing with probable issues

- Learners will get more chance to use first conditional

Practice #8 (2-3 minutes) • Advice & Warning

- Socket example - Exercise example

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