Golfam Taleban Golfam Taleban

invitations and decisions
pre intermediate level


in this lesson students will learn about noun formation in the context of invitations and decisions


Abc handouts
Abc handouts
Abc visual aids
Abc self-designed hand out

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of noun formations in the context of decision making

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide students with the opportunity to practice their speaking skill


Warmer/Lead-in (3-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. focus students on the following question: "imagin "Burak Özçivit" and "Adriana Lima" have both invited you to their party's. the parties are at the same night. so you have to choose only one. but there is one more rule: you all have to go to the same party. it's all of you or non of you."" which invitation will you choose?" " what will you decide?" 2. have all the students discuss the question with each other 3. " what is your decision and why?" have the students tell you their reasons

Exposure (4-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. write two of their answers on the board "...... decided to go to ......"/ "....... chose to go to ......" "........'s decision is to go to to ......" /".......'s choice is to go to....." 2. underline the TL and ask them in each question if the target language is a noun or a verb? 3. ask them "do you know any other nouns that come from verbs?" 4. write their answers on the board 3. ask them "what did we add to the verb to turn it into a noun?" and try to elicit the answer.

Highlighting (4-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

CHART 1. do ICQs: "here is a chart, on the left side you have the verbs, on the right side you have to write the nouns, please do it with your partner" " what are we doing?" "with your partner or by yourself?" 2. give them the chart 3. put the answers on the board and model and drill the difficult words

Clarification (4-6 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

BALL GAME 1. have them stand in a circle 2. give each of them a couple of verbs 3. example and demonstration " i will throw this ball to ......, and i will say "act", and ....... has to catch the ball and say the noun "action", "start playing" 4. feedback: correct their errors

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

GALLERY WALK 1. 5 papers on the walls, on each of them 4 questions, 2 for purple team and 2 for green team 2. the green team will start from right to left and the purple team the other way around 3. they will only answer their own questions 4. put the answers on the board and have them correct the other teams answers DEMONSTRATE AND EXAMPLE 5. ask them which one they had a problem with

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

1. have the students choose 3 verbs from the chart and have them write a sentence with each one 2. have them write their names on the paper and give their papers to someone else 3. have the other person write 2 more sentences but with the noun of those verbs. 4. feedback: error correction MONITORING

Free Practice (7-9 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1. " what is the most difficult decision you ever made?" 2. put students in pairs and have them discuss this question 3. have students tell class what they found about their partners 4. feed back: error correction

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