Oussama Baali Oussama Baali

The office
B2 level


In this lesson, students will practice some speaking activities using the present continuous tense. In the last lesson, ss were taught the present continuous tense, therefore, the teacher believes that the activities in the page number 16 will be useful for the ss to practice their favorite skill which is speaking.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using a text about The office in the context of The working week

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Conversation and debate in the context of Work


Warmer/Lead-in (6-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will show some pictures of different jobs to the ss and he will elicit from them what they see. T will then ask the about the best and they hardest job. - T's aim for this activity is to warm up students' speaking skill and set the lesson context and engage the ss

Pre-teach vocab (3-8 minutes) • to facilitate ss understanding of the lesson's vocabulary

T will pre-teach some vocabulary which may cause difficulties for students to understand. T will use different methods of eliciting the vocabulary, such as, pictures, realia and examples. The following vocabulary are going to be elicited: -Jumper: (a picture) -Man in charge: ( a picture of a director) -Charming:( example) -Accountant:( a picture) -Blouse: ( a picture) - Skirt: ( a picture) -Tie( a picture) -Diary: ( a picture+ example) -Earrings: a picture

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T will play a recording to ss related to the exercises 1&2 page 16. T will ask ss to do the exercises.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (12-18 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

-T will play the recording again and will ask ss to listen carefully and answer the question in the recording T2.5. -WC FEEDBACK -After SS finish the exercise 2 and the recording T2.5, they will do the exercise 3 by matching a job from exercise 1 with a job description and a current project. -WC FEEDBACK

Post-Reading/Listening (13-22 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

-T will ask ss to work in pairs by reading the conversation in exercise 4 aloud. After that, T will ask students to change the job in the conversation and use another one. -T will ask students to work in pairs and interview each other by asking about their jobs/ the job of somebody else they know and tell each other about it. T will monitor. - Delayed Feedback - T to Give questions to the ss about what they think is the best job in the world and why? - Another question will be asked if time allows ( What do you think of the salaries the employees receive in the country?)

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