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Grammar: Second conditional
Intermediate level


In this lesson Ss are going to learn about second conditional by reading a text and finding the form and usage of it. They will practice it with a board game and produce the language through discussion.


Abc PPT/text/board/marker

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Second conditional in the context of daily usage of English

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop students speaking skill through getting ideas from a text and proper language to use


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

- Asking some personal questions which is different from their current positions to give them an idea about the function (eg; how much money do you have? Do you lie to have more? where do live and whom do you live? where do you like to live?) - showing two pictures related to a text on page 68 and ask them which house do they like to live and why

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- Asking Ss to read a text and answer the gist and specific questions - asking them to check the answers with each other

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- Asking Ss to read the highlighted sentences of the text - Asking one of them to read them to be written on the board by the T

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

-Asking CCQs to clarify the meaning of the sentences' structure - Working on sentences' pronunciation and stress patterns by drilling\ - Eliciting the form from students

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- Asking Ss to do an exercise (which is filling the blank ) and check the answers together

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- Dividing Ss in pairs and giving a board game to each pair - giving the instruction and monitoring them while playing the game

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Dividing Ss into groups,giving each group a cup full of imaginary topics and situation, Asking them to pull out each topic and discuss about them -Asking them to report the class interesting points of their discussion

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