Aruzhan Aruzhan

TP4 Vocab
Upper-Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn about vocabulary connected with crimes and fill in the gaps with the correct preposition. Afterwards they have a speaking activity.


Abc gap-fill handout, group discussion

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of verb and preposition in the context of crime

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a discussion in the context of crime


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

One word you learned in previous classes... Students name one each

Exposure (5-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ask students If you were in that situation who would protest against the sentence and complain to higher authorities?

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

Write on the board and underline the preposition. Ask CCQ: does protest mean to agree or disagree with the desicon? Do you show that you disagree or no?

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

Students fill in the correct preposition. Check with the book then look at the keys. Ask students CCQs: If I insist do I really want it to happen or no? If I cope with smth, it is still a problem? Did I solve it? If smth is reduced does it become bigger or smaller? Does it disappear? Which Have an object before preposition? Which have two prepositions? succeed - /səkˈsiːd/

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Fill in the gaps using correct prepositions. Check with your peer. Ask your partner the questions on the task.

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

Read about a crime that happened in UK. Write words to help you remember the crime. Work with other people in your group. Tell them your case. Together with your group mates decide what punishment you would have given a criminal if you'd been a judge. Read what actually happened to the criminals. Do you agree, disagree? why, why not? FB: How many people agreed with the sentences?

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