fatima fatima

question tags
intermidiate level


in this lesson, students learn about the tag questions through guided discovery based on a listening about weather. the lesson starts with a discussion about weather. Ss are going to listen to the listening and answer some questions about it. after that there are some HOs for Ss to read and answer. finally there is some controlled practice through the grammar. then there is a discussion for Ss to use the grammar.


Abc paper
Abc HO
Abc pencil
Abc HO2

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of tag questions in the context of weather

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information in the context of weather


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

in here Ss will talk about weather. the conversation starts with a question asking teacher. the question is "today is hot, isnt it?". the students will answer the question and a conversation will start about weather. during the conversation T tries to use the grammar and ask questions about weather.

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

in this stage, Ss will listen to a listening about weather. the audio will played twice for them, the first time they hear, they write whatever they understand from the listening, the second time they will write every question they hear. when they write what they understand, they will talk about it in their groups and when they write the questions they will tell it in the whole class. the listening is 3 minutes, and Ss have minute to share wht they write, and 2 minutes to tell the questions.

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

in this stage students will have a HO which has part. the first part there is a sentence and some concept questions, Ss have 3 minutes to answer it in their group, then they will check it in the class. the second part is a practice that Ss are going to do, after that they will check their answers again in the whole class. tha last part is the form of the questions. there are some 2 questions about the grammar form, they have 4 minutes to answer. after each question or practice T will tell the Ss the right answer.

Feedback and Error Correction (9-15 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

here Ss are going to have another HO which is a controlled practice, there are some sentences without tag questions. Ss are going to write their tag questions. they have 4 minutes to do it alone, then they have 2 minutes to check it in the class, then they have 3 minutes to write a conversation about weather and use the tag questions in their grammar. then some groups are going to nominate for performing their conversation.

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