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Plans Lesson
Elementary, A2 level


In this lesson, students will practice plans for future. The lesson will start with collocations. The students will complete the collacations and add a new phrase to each verb. Then, they will practice new collocations by using "be going to".


Main Aims

  • To provide practice of collocations in the context of plans for future

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of plans for future


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

T talks about her future plans for some time and asks Ss 'What do you want to do in the future?'

Testing the previous knowledge (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

T gives the handouts about the collocations and asks Ss to complete the blanks with the verbs in the box. As they finish, T asks them to check answers in pairs. Then, she sticks the exercise on the board and asks each pair to come and stick the correct verb. W/C F/B T asks Ss to work in pairs. Student A says the phrase, Student B says the correct verb.

Practicing the collocations (5-7 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first stage

T divides the students into two or three groups. T asks them to write at least one sentence with each verb in three minutes. Then, T asks Ss to add a new phrase to each verb. They stick the words on the board and T checks the sentences. The group with the most correct answers wins.

Teaching future time expressions (5-7 minutes) • To teach the usage of 'next week and this weekend', What would you like to do?

T elicits next week and this weekend from Ss and teach them 'What wolud you like to do?' Then T ask Ss to complete your colomn in ex. 5a.

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss work in groups to ask and complete the answers. T makes notes. T gives some time to prepare what they will say before they report back to the class. T encourages them to ask for help. T makes notes as they talk and give feedback on example of good language and/or problems.

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