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Holiday heaven, verb patterns
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, learners will learn about different verb patterns. Which verbs are followed by gerund and which verbs are followed by infinitive. The context is based on "Holiday Heaven" and they also need to work on the lexis which are useful in this topic as well as they will do some speaking practice.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of different verb patterns in the context of "Holiday Heaven"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy of different verb patterns in speaking.
  • To provide practice the lexis which are related to holiday and context is taken from "Holiday Heaven"


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

show the exercise to elicit what it is about and then give them a task to choose the correct from of verb to complete the sentences.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

give them the paragraph to check their answers of the previous activity and then scan the phrases by underlining them in the text.

Planning (3-5 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to plan their answers

Ss need to choose one holiday from the four and then brainstorming the answers of the following questions.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ss need to speak in pairs and ask the following questions.

planning # 2 (5-7 minutes) • to provide an opportunity to gather ideas

Ss think of making travel plan of their friends and also look at the list to get any effective ideas to make their plans.

production skill • to provide Ss to do some speaking practice

Ss need to share their plans with their partners and then ask their partner and listen to it carefully.

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