Mai Mai

vocabulary -ed/ing adjectives
Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn the difference between adjectives end with -ed/ing to be able to use them and to practice them in speaking for fluency.


Abc Answer keys.
Abc Handouts.
Abc Tapescribt
Abc whiteboard.
Abc Projector.

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, students will be better able to use adjectives end with ed/ing to describe their feelings and also things (interesting,interested,boring, bored,etc) by: -introducing meaning, form and pronunciation of those activities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide the students with the opportunity to practice speaking for fluency to describe the media using character using the adjectives introduced in the lesson.


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

1-present some pictures on the projector screen. 2-Ask students "Do you agree with what is written above the picture or not?" 3-Ask the students about their opinion about media credibility.

Exposure (7-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation.

1-Tell the students that they are going to listen to a record and ask them to match the numbers of the paragraphs with the pictures.and answer Ex1-b 2-Give them the handouts they will use the whole session. -Monitor SS. 3-Ask them to check the answers in pairs. 4-Monitor closely to check the pronunciation. 5-Give them the answer keys to check their answers.

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

1-Ask the students to listen again and fill in the gaps. 2-Ask the students to pair check. 3-monitor closely to check if they need help with anything. 4-Give the students the answers handout. 5-Introduce two different sentences that have present simple and present continuous.use CCQs to convey the meaning.(use different colors) 6-Introduce the form of the two tenses . 7-Drill the sentences and make sure they pronounce it correctly.

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice.

1-Ask the students to complete Ex.1. 2-Ask the students to pair check their answers. 3-Give the students the answers handout. 4-Monitor closely to check if they needed micro teaching.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with the opportunity to use the target language

1-Ask the students to discuss in pairs some situations( from Ex.2) they might face while watching the TV. using the target language. 2-Encourage the students to ask follow up questions. 3-Monitor the students closely to check their mistakes. 4-write the mistakes down to give a feedback at the end of the class. 5-Content and language feedback.

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