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Vandana Manoj_Reported Speech
Grade 7 level


In this class SS will practice writing and speaking skills.


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Main Aims

  • To provide form, structure and uses of reported speech

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice speaking and writing skills in controlled context.


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

An activity is done in which T whispers a sentence to a learner and asks to pass it to the other learners. T tells " I am feeling ill ".

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

The T writes the sentence told first and later told by this student on the board. T elicits the difference between direct and indirect speech from SS. " I am feeling ill". She said that she was feeling ill.

Clarification (5-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T elicits the form and structure of reported speech from students through examples.

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T gives handouts of tense change and time phrase change in reported speech to SS.

Useful Language (5-7 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T elicits different type of sentences and its form change in reported speech by showing some pictures from students. 1. Mother says, " Be quiet " Imperative sentence Mother said to be quiet. 2." I want a pizza now", he said. He said that he wanted a pizza then. (Assertive sentence) 3. She asks, "Are you coming with me?". (Interrogative sentence) She asked if he was coming with her. 4. Mary says " Oh! it is very wonderful car".(Exclamatory sentence) Mary exclaimed with surprise that the car was very wonderful.

Productive Task(s) (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T asks the learners to assume that one of them are a celebrity and other is going to interview the celebrity. After that T asks to prepare a report over the interview.

Feedback and Error Correction (2-3 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T monitors while SS doing activity.

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