Omid Omid

upper intermediate level


In this lesson students will work on writing with grammar structure about using adjectives and adverbs.


Abc TP4 Handout1
Abc TP4 presentation

Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a short story in the context of describing events of their choice

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of punctuation in the context of writing short story


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Give examples of some small mistakes that had a big consequences. Ss will share if they had a similar experience. Show the picture from presentation and ask Ss to share what can be the small mistake here.

Exposure (9-11 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Ss will read the short story from handout1 and will answer questions from presentation. Do FB as whole class if they agree to anwers. Correct if necessary. Ss will recieve words for the gaps in reading of handout1 and fill in in pairs Ss will check the anwer from the answer key provided at the end Monitor and give FB Elicit how to write dialogues in stories using the short story as reference. Write an example sentence from exercise c from p114 of ss book (Handout's source) and ask for a volunteer to re-write it with correct punctuation. Get feedback from Ss, correct if necessary.

Useful Language (3-4 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Ss will do exercise on the second page of handout1 Ss will check their answer with their partners Ss will check the answer from the presentation Monitor and give feedback

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

Ss will change partners and in pairs will choose a topic and will recieve instructions from presentation and discuss the topic together Ss will choose a color of their paper and they will write the plot Ss will choose a title and write 120-180 words on the next page Ss will check their own paper for correction Monitor and FB

Feedback and Error Correction (4-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Ss will hang their papers on the walls of the class for competition and each will check to give feedback for each and choose the best Monitor and FB, error correction if necessary

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