Mohamed Mohamed

Speaking_ Five social media musts for teens
Elementary level


Abc handouts

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will be able to: - develop speaking skills by discussing ideas related to social media. use ‘should’ and ‘shouldn’t’ to give advice.

Subsidiary Aims

  • • To provide the students with the opportunity to practise speaking for fluency by expressing agreeing and disagreeing.


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

1- Project a photo on the board. 2- Ask students 'How can people get connected nowadays?' 3- Elicit 'social media' 4- Ask students if about their favourite social media. 5- Ask students to get in pairs and discuss these questions 'Are you an active social networks user?' 'How many social media accounts do you have?' 'Which social network is your favourite?' 'How often do you check your social media accounts?' 6- O/C feedback. 7- Give students HO1 ask them to write down the benefits and risks of using social media. 8- Pair check. 9- O/C feedback.

Pre-teach vocabulary • to clarify the meanings of some difficult words

1) Give students HO2 2) Ask them to read the sentences and match the words in bold with their definitions 3) Pair Check 4) O/C feedback 5) Clarifying the meaning, pronunciation, and form of the words

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

1) Give students HO3 and ask them to read the questions. 2) Play the recording. 3) Pair check. 4) Feedback.

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

1) Give students HO4 2) Ask students to write down things we should do under 'should' and things we shouldn't do under 'shouldn't'. 3) Elicit that we use should and shouldn't to give advice. 4) Write should and shouldn't on the board.

Follow-up (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1) Divide the class into two groups. 2) Group 1 read some problems related to the social media. 3) Group 2 give advice using should or shouldn't. 4) O/C feedback. 5) Ask students to think about how they can use the social media in a good way. 6) Ask them to get in pairs and discuss together. 7) O/C feedback.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

1) Ask students 'Is social media an important part of your life?' 2) Correcting some mistakes students might do in the previous stage.

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