Meltem Cirdi Meltem Cirdi

If Clause Type 2
Pre - Int level


In this lesson, students learn about the unreal conditional through guided discovery based on animals attacks. The lesson starts with activating the students' knowledge about animals. This is followed by reading a quiz which students read, relate, and answer questions about animal attacks.


Abc Course Book

Main Aims

  • To provide students speaking about their imagines with unreal conditionals of the course book. By the end of the lesson students will have developed their skills.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking practice in conversation in the context of unreal conditionals using if-clauses type 2


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

Divide the board into 3 with the blue marker. Write animal categories on the board as each group will have 2 titles. 1st group : Birds - sea animals 2nd group : insects - reptiles 3rd groups : farm animals - wild animals Divide the students groups of 5-5-4 (14) or 5 - 4 - 4 (13) or 4-4-4 (12) Set the time for 1 min. they should write as many animals' name as they can. After a minute. Students sit down with their groups and check other categories. They can add more. Clean the board. Open the smart board.

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Course Book pg. 68 1. Reading & Speaking Part a: Read the quiz questions. Fill in the blanks with animals. Do not solve the test. ICQ 1: Are you reading the questions or answers? Asnwer: Questions. ICQ : Are you answering the quiz questions or just writing the names of the animals in the blanks? Answer: Writing the names of the animals in the blanks. Set the time for 30 seconds. Pair check. Give the answers. Part b. Draw the attention to the highlighted phrases in the text. Set 2 min. Students will try to understand the meanings of the phrases and talk in their groups. Study whole class (Check Lexis Analysis Sheet for the verbs and verb phrases' meanings) Part c. Read the quiz questions and aswers and circle your answers. Set 2 min. Do not tell the answers yet. Part d. Communication. Each student read a section. St A. pg 104 (in the city category) St B. pg 108 (in the country category) St. C pg. 110 (in the water category) Set 1 min. Students tell their team mates what they've learnt from their own category. Part e. Have you ever been in any of these situations? what did you do? Whole class. Share ideas.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Pg. 68 2. Grammar Part a. Look at questions 1-6 again. Are they about a past situation or an imagined future situation? Answer: Imagined future situation. What tense is the verb after 'if' ? Answer: past simple Check White board plan and intructions.

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

Check white board plan sheet.

Controlled Practice (6-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Course Book pg. 143. 9A - Activities a and b. ICQ : Are you using the first conditional or second conditional ? 2nd Conditional. Set the time limit 6 min.

Semi- Controlled Pactice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Course Book Pg. 68 2 Grammar Part c Tell the students to complete the sentences so that they are true for them.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

New English File - Teachers' Book 9A - Communiative activity

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