Abdullah Omar Abdullah Omar

In an ideal world
Intermediate level


In this lesson ss will revise the second conditional type sentences with if.


Abc answer keys
Abc hand-outs
Abc Markers
Abc Projector
Abc Sheets
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Youtube song
Abc New English File Intermediate Student's book pp 56/57
Abc New English File Intermediate Student's book pp 117/120

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practised if- second conditional in the context of in an ideal world ' What would you do if'.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise their speaking skill in the context of imaginary situations.


Warmer/Lead-in (4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows two photos or a video clip on the projector about Isabella Rossellini and Joaquin Cortes, then T asks the ss if they can identify them. e.g. ' Do you know anything about them'? T elicits the ss answers

Highlighting (7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

After that, the ss read the questions in Getting personal and match two answers with each question, then they try to guess which answers are Isabella Rossellini's and which are Joaquin Cortes's. SS will work in pairs, then check their answers. T demonstrates the task and gives clear instructions. T asks ICQs " How many answers for each question? Two " Are you going to work alone? No T provides answer keys as feedback.

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

T tells the ss to read the questions on p.56 and answers them personally, the ss will work alone. T elicits the ss answers and extracts the target language from their sentences and write it on the W/B, then T starts to ask CCQs to identify the meaning, which is related to the sentences will be given by the ss. T clarifies the form by eliciting it from the ss. Finally, the T clarifies pronunciation.

Semi-Controlled Practice (15 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T divides the ss to pairs A and B. T gives them sheets have different questions depends on whether the student is A or B, then T asks them to put the verbs in brackets in the past simple. Now, Student A asks B his/her a question followed by ' why' student B answers the question, after that, it is student B turn to ask and student A to answer, etc..... T demonstrates the task carefully and gives clear instructions. T asks ICQs: '' Are you going to write down your answers"? No "Are you going to answer the questions personally or you ask them to your friend? Ask them to my friend. After that, T asks the students about their friends' answers.

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

T tells the ss that they will choose three of the sentence beginnings below and complete them in a way which is true for them. The ss will work in pairs and tell their partners and say way.

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