Mohammadhossein Daheshvar Mohammadhossein Daheshvar

TP 4
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn about can/cant grammar through conversation and pictures. They will also learn about some new lexis such as audition. The lesson will be student center.


Abc Handout, board

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Conversation, Pictures in the context of TV entertaunmet program

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Conversation, Pictures in the context of Entertainment


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

Focus on lesson title. Elicit /explain the meaning of Xfactor and tell its a well-known British TV talent contest. Focus on the picture story and go through the instruction with Ss. Do some pre-teaching for some vocabulary such as entrance and nervous.

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

Telling students to look at the pictures and read the story once the whole way through. Elicit that the are arguing about where to park and show Sts how the phrase where can I park? has been inserted in the dialogue. Focus on phrases a-d and give Sts time to complete gaps 2-5. Let them check the answers and then check their answers.

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

Tell Sts to look at the four sentences.

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

Get them to match each one with its meaning and then to compare answers in pairs. Check answers.

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

Give students to go to Grammar Bank 5A on p.132 Let students to take look at it. Go through the rules with the class.

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

Focus on exercises for 5A on p.133 Students do the exercises in pairs. Check answers, getting Sts to read the full sentences.

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