Sandra Sandra

Copy of Functional Language for Meeting People
Intermediate level


In this lesson, I will SS will be introduced to a set of pictures to introduce the concept of formal vs. informal speaking for meeting people in different scenarios. After identifying four different places we will model different sets of people and formal vs. informal greetings.This will be followed by Listening exercise 1 and 2 with SS closed pair interaction. Organizing into S groups Language Focus exercise 1 will involve creating sentences from flashcard handouts, Exercise 2 adding those phrases to main handout, and exercise 3 ticking the formal phrases. Lastly, the speaking exercise will S groups being given example names and a situation demo on the OH. I will demo the speaking exercise with a stronger student then have the S groups use dialogue to practice speaking and interacting.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of functional language for meeting people

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide semi-controlled speaking practice


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

Show four pictures of places and elicit answers of comprehension on the subject of formal vs. informal

Intro formal vs. Informal (8-10 minutes) • Introduce concept of formal vs. Informal

Slide 1-3

Listening Ex 1 & 2 (8-10 minutes) • 1 & 2

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Language Focus 1 & 2 (18-20 minutes) • common phrases in meeting people

Slide #4

Speaking & Correction (8-10 minutes) • Practice Speaking for Meeting People

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