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Teaching Practice 8A 18.07.2018
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students practise speaking for fluency about the context success. They learn to use beneficial phrases in dialogues, referring to what they said earlier. They also practise reading for a gist in the context success. They will practise a dialogue and engage in a discussion.


Abc Speak Out Second Edition Intermediate Students' Book
Abc Speak Out Second Edition Intermediate Teacher's Book

Main Aims

  • To practise speaking for fluency in the context of success.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practise reading for gist in the context success.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The teacher greets the students and introduces herself and learns the names of the students'. The teacher tells a problem of hers to grab the attention of the students and to introduce the context. Some necessary key words of the speech is written on the board by the teacher at the moment of speaking. Students listen to the problem to find a solution, they are given time, in pairs they decide what to do and discuss on the issue. The teacher elicits students' answer by asking them what their pair thinks. Whole class feedback is conducted.

Useful Language (12-13 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

ex.5 The teacher refers to what the students have learnt in the previous lesson and introduces the activity, the students are given a text, a script form of the audio that they have listened in the previous lesson, the important phrases in the text are highlighted by the teacher. The students read the phrases and answer the questions. They check their answers in pairs. The teacher focuses on the meaning and stress of the phrases and drills with the students. ex.6A The students are asked to complete the dialogue using the phrases. They check their answers in pairs. ex.6B The students practise the dialogue stressing the necessary parts of the phrases for emphasis. Then they change the roles.

Exposure (4-5 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

ex.7A Students read a text about a job advertisement and answer the questions related to the text and talk about them.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

ex.7B Students are given a candidate for a job advertisement. They read about their candidate, answer the questions related to them and talk about them. ex.7C Students now talk about their own qualifications and compete with the candidates. Voting is established to decide who takes the job.

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

Delayed error correction takes place. The teacher summarises what they learnt in the lesson.

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