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

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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