Omamah Altoubah Omamah Altoubah

B2 Upper-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about the ways of talking about feelings using "It structures with verbs like annoy". The lesson will start with a discussion about different kinds of feelings to get students' interest. A model will be introduced to students to focus on the TL. Then, students will complete the sentences with the correct form of words in bold. They will listen and check their answers. After that, they will focus on the feelings adjectives that have an-ed form, but not an -ing form. Elicit the meaning from students and give them time to complete the gaps. At the end, they will work in small groups to talk about situations with different feelings.


Abc Audio
Abc Course Book
Abc Gap -fill handout
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Main Aims

  • To provide students with clarification and practice of verbs or -ed, -ing adjectives in the context of feelings.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop the speaking skills of students for fluency
  • To listen for specific information


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

- Show students pictures of different feelings, and encourage them to describe them. - In pairs, they share their ideas. - W/C FB

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- Focus on the "Ways of talking about feelings" box and go through it with the class. - elicit answers from students about the "verb, -ed, -ing adjectives". - ask them to use the verb "bore" similarly : (to bore, boring, bored) - peer check -C/W FB

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

- Encourage Ss to read the words drawing their attention that these words are set as verbs, and they will change their forms when completing the sentences.

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

- Focus on MFP and make sure Ss understand the meaning of all verbs in bold. - Ss match the verbs to their meanings - Check their answers in pairs / small groups. - Ask some CCQs to ensure MF of the TL. - For pronunciation, drill and show the phonemic scripts if needed.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and practice using the target language correctly

- Ss complete the sentences with the correct form of the words in bold. - I'll do the first one with the class as an example. - Check their answers in pairs. - play the audio for Ss to listen and check - W/C FB

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- Focus on the feelings adjectives that have an -ed form, but not an -ing form box and go through it with the class. - Do number 1 together and elicit the meaning (feeling admiration) - Model and drill pronunciation of the two adjectives - Give students time to complete the gaps. - Monitor for help if needed - Check answers and elicit which syllable is stressed. - W/C FB

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

- Draw Ss' attention that in this task they will activate orally some of the adjectives in "a & c" . - Give Ss 2 minutes to think about which three of the subjects they can talk about. - In pairs, they talk turns to talk. the first student can start by saying "i am going to tell you about...." - Monitor and help if needed - find out if any pairs feel exactly the same way about certain things. - W/C FB

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