Muhammad Nour Kaseer Muhammad Nour Kaseer

upper-intermediate level


In this lesson the students are going to learn some vocabulary related to describing how attractive people are and what makes someone beautiful or handsome and the other less beautiful or less handsome.


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Main Aims

  • Vocabulary to provide students with ability to speak on the topic of physical beauty and attraction.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking on the topic of physical beauty and attraction,


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To introduce students to the concept of attraction and beauity

The teacher shows the class pictures of some very famous attractive actors and actresses and tries elicit the topic from the student by asking: Who are these people? what's common between them? what are they famous for? in case students couldn't come up with the idea of beauty as there are many answers to these questions the teacher tries to use gestures by pointing out to the faces of the actors

Exposure (7-12 minutes) • To get students practice speaking about the concept of beauty and tries to elicit beauty vocabular

The teacher may need to pre-teacher the words /beautiful, handsome, attractive/ The teacher gives the students the survey questions and ask them to in pairs/ or two groups to try to answer the questions and who they think the most beautiful woman and most handsome man in the world and what makes them so. they should try to write down number of things that makes a person attractive. then the questions are discussed in the class.

speaking (5-10 minutes) • To get students do more speaking on the same subject in addition to expressing their own opinions

The teacher get the students to read the survey and look at the pictures. students are organised in pairs as they discuss their ideas and then the teacher elicits their opinions on whether they think the people are attractive and why

Vocabulary (5-10 minutes) • To get students to learn new vocab and use them on the subject of beauty and attraction

The teacher demonstrates through giving simple examples " she is a beautiful actress. she is a handsome man/ we use an adjective and a noun eg) long hair.... then he gives students a list of two columns, they are supposed to match the words from column A with words in column B. the teacher let the students come up with different matches then teachers confirm that more than one match is possible.

Listening (4-6 minutes) • To allow students listen to the TL in real practice.

The teacher ask students to get in two groups and then ask them to discuss the question "what do you think makes a face attractive? " give the students sometime to think and come up with answers, get the feedback then let students listen to the audio and see if their opinions are similar to the people in the listening

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • to practice the TL and the context

The teacher ask students to individually write what their most beautiful woman/handsome man looks like, he gives them some time for brainstorming and writing then ask them to mingle and discover each others' opinion

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