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Task - Talk about things you couldn't live without - Speaking
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, the students will learn about how to introduce and how to describe the things they like a lot in English through some speaking activities based on conversations about addictions. The lesson starts with a worksheet, about the phrases that can be used to describe things, in which the students will sort them into the boxes. This is followed by an activity in which the students will individually make a list of five things they like a lot, will talk to each other about them in pairs and in groups. Finally, there is another activity in which the students will share the three most common and uncommon things chosen in their groups without saying their names.

Materials

Abc Worksheet
Abc Whiteboard
Abc Cutting Edge Handout
Abc Blank Page

Main Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice through conversations in the context of the things they could not live without.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of introducing and describing things in the context of the things they are addicted to.

Procedure

Warm Up (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage the students

The students will be given the worksheet on which there are fourteen phrases. The students will sort the phrases, in groups, into the boxes.

Exercise 1a (2-3 minutes) • To have the students make a list in English

A blank page and a handout will be given to each student. Students will, individually, make a list of five things they like a lot.

Exercise 1b (7-9 minutes) • To have the students have a basic conversation in English

The students will, in pairs, talk to each other about the things they like. They will use the phrases in the worksheet when talking. The students will be given some time to plan what they are going to talk about.

Exercise 2 (7-9 minutes) • To have the students have a deep conversation in English

The students, in groups, will take turns to talk about the things on their lists. They will ask questions to each other and answer them.

Exercise 3a (7-9 minutes) • To have the students explain something without saying its name in English

The students will share the three most common things chosen in their groups. The students will talk about them, but will not say what they are. The other students will try to guess what they are.

Exercise 3b (7-9 minutes) • To have the students make a practice of explaining something without saying its name in English

The students will share the three most uncommon things chosen in their groups. The students will talk about them, but will not say what they are. The other students will try to guess what they are.

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