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Movie genre
9th grade level


In this lesson students will have the chance to learn about movies genres


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of Movies genres

Subsidiary Aims

  • Enhance speaking skills


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

-Teacher greets students and ask them how they're doing -Teacher plays the gesture game with the students to entice motivation

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- Teacher shows students some posters of famous movies and ask them what are they. - Teacher ask students about their favourite movies.

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

- In the middle of asking students about their favourite movies teacher will ask some of the students why is the movie they mentioned their favourite movie, in order to elicit a movie genre.

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

- when the teacher elicits the targeted word , he will ask the students what's this, then teacher may mention some famous movies and ask the students what does the movie talk about ( Romance, Action, mystery...) - with the help of the students the teacher lists down the target language ( Romance, Action, Mystery, Thriller, Horror, Science fiction)

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

- The teacher will write down on the board definitions of the movie genres mentioned earliee and ask the students to match them with the right genres. Action : Movies that contains a lot of running, fighting and killing.. Romance : movies about relationships and love. Science fiction: movies about the future Horror: movies that aims to scare people. Comedy: movies that tries to make people laugh. Mystery: movies that not everyone can understand.

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

- The teacher will play some scenes from some movies and students will be given the chance to guess the genre. - whole class feedback

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

- Students will be asked next time to deliver a presentation of 2 minutes in which they wil talk about their favourite movie

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