maryam maryam

intermediate level


In this lesson, students improve their fluency skills by speaking. The lesson starts by showing images about recommending places in Iran as a warmup/ leadin activity. Then, students will be asked to brainstorm about places, visiting and so on. Next, in pairs, students will make a list of the cities and place their recommendations to others and share their answers with other students. The lesson is followed by creating sentences activity that will help the students revise the context-related vocabulary. After a short discussion, students will be given some interesting stories about their recommending places in the group. Each student will retell his/her story to the others in turns and finally, they will share the most interesting story with the rest of the class.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation and a discussion in the context of place.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of lexis in the context of place and visiting.


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

-The teacher shows some pictures of her city. -The teacher describes her city and applies useful language which is related to the context. -The teacher asks questions about her description.

Preparation (5-8 minutes) • To give students time to prepare ideas on the topic

-The teacher asks students to choose different cities or regions of their country. -The teacher gives tree minutes to think of the places they are going to recommend. -The teacher asks Ss ( which places do you recommend?).

Useful Language (5-8 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

-The teacher introduces some ideas they should use for describing cities or regions and they should apply useful language in their sentences. -The teacher will provide examples of using useful language to clarify how they can apply for describing places.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-The teacher gives a few minutes to the students to think and take notes about the subject. -The teacher puts the students in a breakout room to share their ideas with each other. -The students will answer the questions in section c in their speaking. -The teacher encourages them to speak in class and provide conditions to act out like a conversation.

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

-The teacher will note down any errors or useful language for analyses at the end of the task. -The teacher will tell the correct form of the errors that students had without telling the name of the student. -The teacher will play a film about the topic to encourage the students also.

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