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Speaking " Discussion about marriage problems)
intermediate level level


:A discussion where students decide who is responsible for the problems that occurs in marriage


Abc white board
Abc worksheet

Main Aims

  • to provide fluency when describing feelings and relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • practicing writing and grammar skills
  • learning new vocab related to marriage/feelings and relationships


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

The teacher will write on the board letters asking the students to in pairs and try to rearrange the letters to make a word " G R A E E M N E T"

Exposure (5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Then The teacher will ask them to check back their answers. Could anyone make a word using all the letters? There is one word you can make using all the letters? There is a word that can be done using all the letters is is " AGREEMENT" and then the teacher will introduce the topic saying " And that is our topic today it is about agreements specifically about marriage.

Controlled Practice (12 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

the teacher will give the students a sheet that has a photo of a bride and groom with marriage promises written in the sheet. Students should work in pairs and try to choose only one promise that is important from their point of view to make a happy marriage. While students are discussing together the promises the teacher is monitoring, observing and taking notes

Semi-Controlled Practice (10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

After finishing the controlled practice activity the teacher will ask each pair to discuss the promise that they chose with another pair and try to combine the promises of the two pairs to create a new promise while the teacher is monitoring and taking notes again

Free Practice (12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

When the students are done of merging the promises the teacher now will allow a group discussion about marriage promises and why doesn't it last and what causes the problems after getting married and how to solve this, While observing the students and taking notes

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