Yasaman Ibayeva Yasaman Ibayeva

Such...That, So...That and So That lesson
Upper-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will review the use of such... that, so... that and so that in the topic of environment to express cause, effects and purpose. First, they will be tested. Then they will review the grammar and will be tested by doing more challenging practices.


Abc Cards describing different causes and effects of various environmental problems
Abc H/O
Abc The projector of the pictures related to different environmental problems

Main Aims

  • To provide review and practice of expressions such...that, so... that and so that in the context of environment

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of environment


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

Ss are provided with the pictures describing different factors that cause various environmental problems. They are asked questions to elicit the factors and the types of environmental problems they cause.

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

The students are given cards with words related to different types of environmental problems They should match the specific reasons and results with the related environmental problem. Then they check their answers by labeling the diagram shown on the projector. Then the students are divided into groups and each group is provided with pictures describing different environmental problems. They should discuss the causes and effects of the problems and the purpose of people in these issues using the grammar expressions so... that, such... that and so that.

Teach (15-20 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

Teacher writes some wrong and correct sentences that the students make on the the W/B and elicit the grammar of expressions so.. that, such ....that and so that based on the taken examples and correct the wrong ones. In this way, ss review the grammar and then they compare the correct and wrong sentences together. They are encouraged to show other examples.

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

Ss do exercise where they combine each set of ideas by using so (that). After they finish the exercise, they are provided with correct answers to find out their mistakes. Next, they are given cards with various causes and effects in different contexts. They match the causes with effects in pairs and make sentences using the newly reviewed grammar expressions.

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss work in pairs. They are provided with numbered cards each including a context. Ss getting the same number create a dialogue and use the the expressions so.. that, such... that and so that in their talking. In this way, they produce the language using the reviewed expressions. If they make mistake, the correct answer is elicited.

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