Hager Hager

writing request for time off
intermediate. level


in this lesson students learn how to write an email to the boss specially to ask about time off, I will start by tilling them story about myself and mention some points about writing an email, then i will ask them to try to write an email by themselves.


Abc Gap-fill, handout, white board

Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a email in the context of by the end of the lesson , students will be better able to write a formal email to their boss

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice in the context of students will have been introduced to some vocabulary in the context of requsting and emailing


Warmer/Lead-in (10-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

i will tell a story about my self and my first time emailing for a vacation. ask students if they all working ? project the following questions on the board:what are you doing if you need a time off ? what are you doing if your boss refuse ? have you ever faced a situation like that before ? - students discuss in pairs.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

1. ask student what they can write in an email for thanking boss about giving time and expertise. 2 ask students to share their writing. 3. monitor to offer help. 4. product an email my one group work.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

1. elicit language by using requesting 2. elicit language related to the topic

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1. project the writing task again 2.write an email to boss thanking him 3.students work individually 4. ask if it formal or informal 5.monitoring

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

1. ask students to swap up 2. they check if email including (introduction , requirements, question for farther information , closing .

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