Marcin Marcin

Collocations with the word 'look'
Pre-Intermediate level


Abc Designed conversation
Abc Adapted exercise 3
Abc LA sheets.

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of collocations with a word 'look'

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluent usage of the phrases with the word 'look' in any context


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T welcomes the students in the class and briefly says what the lesson is going to be about. T gives a description of a famous person going through the slides of the presentation. T elicits the answer from the students. Link to the presentation:

Exposure of the TL (9-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T uses a designed conversation with the Target Language. T sends the link to the exercise through the chat. T gives the SS a gist task, where the students have to match the sentences with the definitions of the collocations of the word 'look'. T makes sure that instructions are clear. ICQ: Do we match the definition of the 'look' phrase with its meaning? Yes Do we work individually and then check answers with your partners? Yes. Do we communicate via private messages? Yes. Link to the Form: S fill in the form and send their answers to the teacher. S compare the answers with their partners via private messages, while T check the answers and thinks of possible problems with the TL. T provides Open Class Feedback.

Clarification of the target language. (12-13 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T explains the meaning, form, pronunciation of every phrase prepared for the lesson. T conveys the MFP through the explanation of the definitions and examples followed by exercises. T also uses pictures to clarify their meanings. T drills pronunciation of every phrase until the students feel comfortable with their usage. Vocabulary: have a look: What are your CCQs? Do we pay attention? Yes. Do we try to see something more clearly? Yes. Do we observe something? Yes. look out: What are your CCQs? Do we look outside or we look more careful? More careful. When we don’t look out something dangerous can happen? Yes. We say ‘look out’ to someone when something unexpected can happen? Yes. look at: What are your CCQs? Do we direct our eyes on something? Yes. Can we see the object? Yes. look like: What are your CCQs? Can we describe a person or a thing with ‘look like’? Yes Do we talk about the way they look or the way they behave/act? The way they look. good-looking What are your CCQs? Is a good-looking person a good person? Not necessarily. Is it about a physical look? Yes. Can we say someone is good-looking just by talking to somebody on the phone? No. look for: What are your CCQs? Can we see it or we need to find it? We need to find it. Do we see it or we cannot see it? It is hidden and we cannot see it. Is it a synonym of to search for? Yes. Is something lost? Yes. look after: What are your CCQs? Do we take care of when we look after? Yes. Are we responsible for something when we look after? Yes. Do we feed or walk the dogs, or we look behind the dogs when we look after? We feed them and we walk them.

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

T provides exercise 1 from the book through Google Forms. T checks if the instructions are clear. ICQ: Do we work alone or with our partners first? Yes. Do we check the answers with our partners after? Yes. Link to the exercise: S work on the task. S check the answers with their peers. T provides OCFB in the forum of the class.

Free Practice (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T provides a designed exercise and sends the students to fill in the Google Document. Link to the GoogleDoc: T explains the instructions with ICQs. ICQ: Do we work in groups? Yes. Are there correct answers? No. T puts the students in the Breakout Rooms. S work with themselves for the freer practice of the TL. T provides OCFB in the forum of the class and goes to the last slide of the presentation to provide Delayed Error Correction.

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