Anfissa Milchakova Anfissa Milchakova

Anfisa Milchakova 18.10.2018. The story behind the photo
Pre-intermidiate level


Abc p 112 copy
Abc photo p 112
Abc Questions plan
Abc Answer keys for ex B

Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a writing for blog in the context of favourite photos

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide highlight useful vocabulary which can help students with writing
  • To provide practice of past tenses ( past simple, past continuous) in the context of describing favourite photos


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

Photos projected on the board T. elicit vocabulary from SS p15 Ex 6 a Ss work in pairs and discuss the questions giving as much info as they can SS are advised to use their own pictures from smartphones to provide visuals for their partners

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

Show photo p112 Set a gist question 'Why is it the writer's favourite photo?' Encourage predictions in pairs Make notes on the board Set quickly reading for gist 'Why is the photo important for author?' Go back to pairs for peer FB

Useful Language (5-7 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Focus on ex b Complete the text with in, on, of, around Do first together to provide an example Student-centered FB Ask SS to swop papers with the partner Provide answer keys Ask to put tick for rıght answer and cross for wrong Exchange papers back

Productive Task(s) (13-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Provide SS with photos to describe Provide plan with questions to cover SS work in pair One person is a secretary to fix all ideas Remind SS they write for blog SS need to use past simple and past continuous as TL T.monitors, answers SS's question, makes notes of interesting lang,mistakes

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

SS stick photo and text and swop with each other Teacher put notes on the board Ask SS to decide if it is good language or mistake SS check in pairs

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