Sara Sara

Lesson Plan TP3
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn the difference between the adjectives with -ed and -ing.


Abc Cutting Edge Intermediate pg 61, Answer Keys, power point presentation, handouts

Main Aims

  • To be able to distinguish between the -ed/ -ing adjectives

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students will do a listening task to get engaged and to practice pair work


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • to activate students and engage them

Teacher will let the students read the statements and discuss it in pairs then illicit ideas from students upon what they think about the statements and do they agree or disagree? by justifying their answers (each group will have one statement to discuss)

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students to get ready for the controlled practice vocabulary task

-Students will be given a listening task, they will answer the following questions. -Discuss the answers in pairs -Give them a feedback and demonstrate answer keys *Clarification: Demonstrate the adjectives in a power point presentation and explain the words in different methods, i.e some will be explained using pictures, definitions or other techniques. -Give them the list of the vocabulary words along with its meaning -Drill the words -Finally explain when to use -ed/-ing adjectives (form) -ing adjectives used to describe a thing that has an effect on us -ed adjectives used to describe our feelings about something

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To ensure students understood the clarification part and target language

-Students will be given ex 1 pg 61 to solve -Students will circle the correct answer -Discuss answers in pairs -Teachers feedback and answer keys

Freer Practice (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-Students will be given ex 2 pg 61 to solve - Divide them in pairs - Discuss their feelings when placed in different situations with their partner -Open discussion with the teacher to illicit the students feelings in certain circumstances

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