TP 7 Tennikova Daria
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will clarify the difference of ed/ing adj. in the context of listening to peoples opinions of different media. SS will get controlled adn freer practice of this languages in the context of interviews about their experiences.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of ed/ing adjectives in the context of media

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in an interview in the context of media
  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about opinions about media in the context of media


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

SS mingle and ask each other questions. SS note down the names. SS discuss the results in pairs. Inform SS of the aim: today we will discuss the role of different forms of media in our life.

Exposure (10-12 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a listening text

Pre-listening: SS note down if they agree or disagree. SS discuss the questions in pairs While-listening: SS listen for gist and match the speaker with the opinion. SS deside if the speakers agree/disagree or partially agree. SS compare in pairs. FB: Elisit the answers and why SS think so. Listening for specific inf: SS listen and tick the words they hear. FB: key on the board

Clarification (2-2 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

SS match the adj to the pictures. Elisit from the SS when we use ed/ing form.

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

SS use the correct forms of the adj. Compare in pairs and check on the board. If there are any mistakes we discuss together. SS ask and answer the questions in pairs. Encourage SS to ask questions to get more details. Ask two SS to demonstrate. FB: SS find a new partner and tell him/her one interesting fact they've found out.

Free Practice (15-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Tell students that they are journalists and we'll make a survey about the modern media. SS fill in the gaps with the adj. SS choose five questions to ask. SS think and write down two additional questions which they may ask to get more details. Elicit the example of the activity from SS. SS mingle and ask their questions to different people. We will check who the best journalist is. FB: SS write one fact about one person they found out during the interview. We collect all the facts. SS get one, read it aloud and they guess who it's about. Demonstrate with one of the SS.

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