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Writing About Yourself
Delta level


In this lesson, students learn about writing process through guided questions for gathering information for writing about their classmates. The lesson starts with a discussion about some names and jobs we would choose. This is followed by a presentation where writing process and capital letters introduced. Finally there is some controlled practice through sentence formulation and prewriting step and a free practice of writing and revising about their classmates.


Abc Ready to Write 1

Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a paragraph in the context of classmate

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of job lexis
  • To provide clarification of capital letters


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

T greets the class. She asks which names and jobs would they choose if they had a chance. Ss brainstorm about the possible answers. T elicits the answers.

Exposure (10-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss interview their classmates and ask the questions provided in the book about their role - play characters and some details related to their jobs. They take some notes and T monitors the activity.

Highlighting (10-15 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T presents the stage of paragraph writing and provides some information about combining the sentences to write a coherent paragraph. She also gives some information about capital letters which is a part of writing too.

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

She provides some incorrect use of capital letters from the "A Luck and Happy Man" text. She lets learners to correct them on the white board.

Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss write a paragraph "A Good Move" by using the sentences provided in the book. They make some arrangements to add capital letters where necessary. T monitors the activity and encourages peer check.

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T gives instructions to let the learners write a paragraph about their classmates. Ss use the answers of their interviews and check their paragraphs in groups by using revising checklist.

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

Ss practice real life writing activity by filling out a student form. They work individually. Whole class check the forms together.

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