Sadegh Sadegh

Intermediate level


In this lesson the students will learn how to write " A review " text about films, books, magazines or newspaper


Abc Handout, a plain sheet for their writing

Main Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice on a review of a series in the context of Family.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of Adjectives and conjunctions in the context of feeling , and the way we connet the result to its reason.


Warmer/Lead-in writing (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students with the topic of writing

Leading the students or brainstorming for this part can be varies such as "scene setting lead" describing the physical location where a story takes place, genres, etc. * Other form of leading can be " Question lead " by asking questions which are effective in sparking interest, issues such as music, movies, etc .

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through a review movie sample

Students will be provided by a sample of writing which shows the process of writing a review text about a film or book, etc. Model text is provided. Students also will go through the analysing of the text to understand the form of the text which is a formal letter, informal or something else.

Useful Language (3-5 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

The will go over certain vocabulary which the students may use in their text, such as adjectives that convey positive or negative aspects of what they are describing. Providing practical words or phrases.

Productive Task(s) (20-25 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

For this part students will organise their ideas into several categories which help students with the structure of their text. They will write a draft about a film, musical or concert that they have seen recently and their writing will go through the questions of part 3a students' book page 75 as a sample, but they will write their draft based on the movie they have chosen.

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

1: Students will have peer feedback. The teacher will ask the students to work in pairs and describe their writing for each other and encourage the students to say what they have done while they are checking their writings. They will change their drafts and become the readers of the other's text. Here they can find the other one's mistake(s) and they can improve their own drafts. Then they will return their drafts and the improvements will be made based on feedback. After correction they will write the final draft. Finally the teacher evaluates them and give them their feedback

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