Omamah Altoubah Omamah Altoubah

School Days
Pre-Intermediate A2 level


The lesson continues the context of schools and extends the concept into functional language that can be used to ask for information about a school or other educational institutions.


Abc picture
Abc Recording
Abc Listening handout
Abc W/B
Abc Re-arrange questions handout

Main Aims

  • To provide students with practice in speaking for fluency in the context of planning a school

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students to listen and use functional language for specific information


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

- Project a school picture and ask students questions about their school memories. - encourage students to use the simple past tense. -In pairs / groups, students discuss their answers with each other. -Monitor and record some functional language used by students - Ss provide a general FB.

Modeling (Listening) (8-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with a chance to listen to a model of how native speakers carry out a conversation using functional language.

- Ss listen to the conversation for gist. -Draw Ss' attention to certain information to focus on in the second listening. - Ss listen again to underline the correct information. -On board, have a table for the TL and some questions they may use later. - elicit answers from students.

Focus on Target Language (8-10 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

-Ss will match collocation words - They will be encouraged to focus on the TL - Ss will listen to check their answers - FB (Nominate students to write the collocations on board) -Ask CCQs to check Ss' understanding of the TL. -Elicit meanings from Ss - Drill the collocations chorally and individually.

Preparation (8-10 minutes) • To encourage students to use the TL in a conversation

- In pairs, Ss will be encouraged to practice the TL in Ex. 1 - Monitor for help as needed - Record the issue of MFP that might be encountered and deal them accordingly.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with a chance to speak using the TL.

-Ss will brainstorm ideas about planning an evening school. -Re-group them to share information about their plan. -encourage them to come up with different ideas. -Monitor and help when needed. -For feedback, share students with their plans and let them decide which plans they like most.

Feedback &Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • to expose studnets to the good language and the language they need to improve.

-praise students for the good language used. -highlight the language they need to improve and write it on board. -prompt self and peer correction if possible

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