Cem Kilciler Cem Kilciler

Are you qualified?
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn about clarifying opinions through guided discovery-based teaching. The lesson starts with a conversation between T and SS. This is followed by vocabulary activity. The next step is function exercise, going through stress patterns then another exercise to check comprehension.


Abc material for listening activity 2A-B-C
Abc Gap-filling activity
Abc completing sentences (4)
Abc qualifications (1A)

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of language used for clarifying opinions in the context of success

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of qualifications in the context of success


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

-T greets SS, self-introduce if necessary. -T asks SS if they attend other courses than British Side, like; painting, swimming. T may also provide an example from his/her life.

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T elicits the target vocabulary (certificate, driving license, distance learning, apprenticeship, degree, MA). T gives hand-outs with ICQ-Peer check- answer key.

Highlighting (5-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-SS discuss if people with a lot of qualifications are usually intelligent? -SS listen to two people discussing intelligence(2B) and mark 1 of 3 options. -SS answer questions(2C), then listen again and check answers.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-T gives out material 3A with ICQ. -When SS are done with 3A they listen to 7.6 track to check which words are stressed? -Then they listen to full sentences and copy stress patterns.

Controlled Practice (5-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T gives Handout (material 4) with ICQ, peer to peer check then WCFB

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

- SS discuss the questions in 1A among each other using clarifying and giving example phrases

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