Hend A. Elkhayyal Hend A. Elkhayyal

Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students should be able to explain situations, asking for and giving advice in the shade of dealing with medical crisis.


Abc Powerpoint Presentation
Abc board markers, board eraser, handouts - A video clip- Some activities cut-ups.
Abc Projector
Abc whiteboard
Abc A short video about a first aid call to action

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a dialogue and conversation in the context of First Aid

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a a story about the video they watched in the lead in stage using as many vocabulary words as they can. in the context of First Aid


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

Ask the ss to observe what kind of an accident did the first team aid have? What did they do? Display a short video about emergency first response.

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

Divide the class into pairs and give one copy of the quiz face down to each pair to share. -Tell ss not to do the quiz yet. They just need to go through the quiz and explain any words that their partner does not know. If a word is still unknown for both of them, they must underline it. -Ask the whole class if they underlined any words and invite other ss to explain them.

Useful Language (8-12 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Explain any new words that are completely unknown yourself using the eliciting technique from realia, synonyms and antonyms, ccqs, or pics. Useful Language: Bleach - drown- hypothermia- jellyfish- unconscious, wound, Target Language: language of advice. - Tt gives a good language analysis explaining the meaning, the form, pronunciation and stress, and any phoneme that might need clarification. * Useful language : You should+infinitive You better/rather+infinitive You'd rather +infinitive what about /How about +Gerund You've no choice but to +infinitive

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Using the cut-ups, give each pair of ss a set of situation cards face down. Shuffle the cards without looking at them. Explain the rules: - Ss must hold their cards with the quiz answers upside down and not look at all. Partners take it in turn to take a card which they don't show to their partners. Ss pretend there is a medical emergency, and so they phone their partner for advice. Use the notes to explain the situation and ask for information about what to do. Their partner must give advice. Then, they can both look at the right advice on the bottom of the card.

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

Focusing on he target language, the tt takes notes while listening to the ss' dialogues, writes the mistakes on the board, and share the correction with the ss as a final feedback. If there is time, SS can talk in pairs or in public about what first aid they have learned during the lesson.

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