Abdullah Omar Abdullah Omar

Still friends?
Intermediate level


In this lesson the ss will practise new vocabulary in the context of 'still friends'?


Abc New English File p.60
Abc Answer keys
Abc whiteboard
Abc markers
Abc magnets

Main Aims

  • To provide practice of friendship vocabulary in the context of 'still friends'.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of 'think of a close friend' .


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

T elicits the word friendship using a game, then T starts a conversation with the ss asking about their friends, for example, ' How is your best friend'? ' When was the last time you saw him/her'? 'Where did you met'?.. T listens to their answers and generates their interests about the topic.

Language clarification (8-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of target language.

T starts to present the vocabulary in situational presentation. T checks the ss understanding of meaning by asking CCQ's, then drills three times and the ss drill three times as well, then T writes the form on the WB showing the stress and type of word.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Now, T asks the ss to complete the text with the phrases. The ss will work alone then check their answers with a partner. T elicits the ss answers after they finish, and provide answer keys as a feedback.

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

T demonstrates the task carefully, T tells the ss that they will think of a close friend of theirs, then in pairs they will ask and answer the following questions: How long have you known him/her? Where did you meet? What do you have in common? Do you ever argue?What about?, etc.... After pair work, the ss can practise the same questions with a different person. T takes notes, to provide a delayed feedback.

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