Mehrdad Hosseinpour Mehrdad Hosseinpour

TP8b- Third conditionals
Intermediate level


Third Conditionals in the context of regrets in the past


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of grammar of Third Conditionals in the context of regrets and changes in the past

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice of functional language(Unreal conditionals in the past) in a conversation in the context of regrets changes in the past


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

Put pics on the board.Elicit the reasons "why I couldn't get married to her".In pair Ss come up with ideas.W/c F/b.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through an imaginary situation

Build up on the ideas from the previous stage and introduce " if " . let the Ss to complete the sentence.CCQs follow. Finger and substitution drill. Nominate Ss.

Form/Pronunciation presentation and clarification (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the form and pronunciation of the target language

Write the model sentence on the board and highlight the form.Get the Ss to identify and say different parts of the sentence.Draw students' attention to the pronunciation.

Buzz Practice (3-4 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Give Ss HO1. In pairs Ss answer the quetions.F/b follows

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for freer practice

Give Ss HO2. In groups Ss complete the sentences.F/b follows

Free Practice (12-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Give Ss HO3.This is a mingle activity.Ss ask and answer and fill the information.F/b follows.In pairs Ss compare their answers and use the T/L to talk about the other Ss' mistakes.

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