Farah Farah

Intermediate level


In this lesson, SS will practise their writing skills to talk about a situation where they met someone and had a prejudice on him/her.


Abc Whiteboard
Abc Projector
Abc Pictures
Abc Blank pieces of paper

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will have practised writing about a situation about prejudice which happened to them, or imagine one.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise guided writing in the context of prejudice.


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

Ask SS: When you see someone for the first time, what's the first thing you pay attention to ? Elicit from SS. They discuss for 2 minutes about the question. Pre-teach the following vocabulary: Spiky (adj) , cynical (adj), (a) wake up call prejudice

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks

Stick 5 picture of different people around the class. Ask SS to stand up and move around the classroom to look at the pictures ( 1 min each) and describethe people, then give your opinion about each person in the picture.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Play a video of a candidate in Britains got talent. Ask SS: Were the judges respectful to her at the beginning ? Elicit from the SS Why did they judge her before listening to her voice ? Elicit

Productive Task(s) (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ask SS to write about a situation where they met someone and judged him/her then after knowing him/her, they changed their mind. If SS have never faced this situation, ask them to imagine. SS stick their papers on the wall and move around the classroom to write each others writings.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Write up a mixture of correct and incorrect sentences and allow students time to correct them in their groups. If they struggle to find the mistakes, the teacher corrects them.

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