Zeynep Arslan Zeynep Arslan

TP6A, Feeling Stressed, Vocabulary: -ing/ ed adjectives
B2 level


In this lesson, the ss will improve their vocabulary and study -ing/ -ed adjectives through speaking activities with group and pair works in the classroom.In the beginning of the lesson, the powerpoint slide will help them to understand a general understanding about the usage of -ed/-ing adjectives.Then, the lesson will continue with some exercises about the adjectives and in the last part, the ss will talk about the situations which is appropriate to the sentence.As a freer practice activity, they will think about the new situations and find the best adjectives with their group friends.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of adjectives in the context of -ed and -ing.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of adjective in the context of -ed and -ing through speaking activities.


Stage 1 Lead in (2-8 minutes) • To introduce the lesson with powerpoint slide

-The T shows the pictures in the slide show and try to understand what the ss know about the usage of -ing and ed adjectives. -The wc talk about the pictures and discusses about them.

Stage 2 (2-5 minutes) • To practice with new vocabulary and find the meanings of the adjectives.

-The teacher distrubutes the exercises which the ss will find the meanings of the adjectives individually.When they finish,they check in pairs. -Then, the teacher gives the answer key in the slide show. -The ss check the answer and the teacher monitors and helps them.

Stage 3 (6-8 minutes) • To discuss and practice with questions

-The teacher divides the ss into two groups. -The ss work in groups and discuss the questions. -Then the three students from each group change their places with each group. -Then, the ss explains their questions and anwers. -The teacher monitors and make notes while they speak. -When they finish, the teacher elicits the questions and answers with the whole class.

Stage 4 (2-5 minutes) • To check their knowledge about adjectives -ed/-ing

- The teacher shows the two questions ' Which ending is the used to talk about feelings? and 'Which ending is used to talk about the cause of feelings? -ed/-ing - The wc decides which one is right and the teacher also shows two pictures to clarify the -ed and -ing adjectives in the slide show. -Then, the teacher divides the ss into two groups. The ss look at the pictures and decide what the best adjective is. -Next, each groups will show their pictures and the other group will decide about the best adjectives. -The teacher drills some of '-ed/-ing adjectives.

Stage 5 (2-3 minutes) • To complete the sentences with the correct form of the adjectives

-The ss complete the sentences individually and then unfold the paper to check the answer. -The teacher monitors.

Stage 6 (2-5 minutes) • To complete the definitions with the correct form of the adjectives

-The teacher shows some pictures which the ss may not know in this exercise and drills them. -The ss complete the definitions with the correct form of the adjectives in pairs -The teacher monitors the ss. -The teacher presents the answer key and the ss check their answer in pairs.

Stage 7 (2-6 minutes) • To find the correct adjective form for the appropriate situations.

- The teacher divides the ss into two groups and gives them four situations. Firstly, each group writes the best adjective to describe the situations and then each group change their situation cards and write how they feel in this situation.

Stage 8 (2-5 minutes) • To practice with freer activity

- The teacher divides the classroom into two groups and gives the ss four colorful blank papers. -The each group writes four situations on paper. -Then each group changes their paper and the ss write the best adjectives and also how they feel in this situation.

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