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TP2 - Lexis
Upper-intermediate level


In this lesson Ss will practise extreme adjectives.


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice and review of extreme adjectives.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation using extreme adjectives.


Warmer/Lead-in (4-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The T asks the Ss to think about how they felt last time they did something. With the help of the slide, the T demonstrates an example. The T then nominates up to 3 Ss to share their stories.

Exposure (7-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss read the dialogue and do the task individually. When they are done, they compare their answers in pairs. Open classroom feedback follows.

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

Ss do the first task where they guess the meaning of the target language and the form. When the task is over, Ss check their answers in pairs. The T proceeds to analyse the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language. The Ss do a pronunciation task in pairs where they categorise the words according to the syllables of the word and the stressed syllable. Open classroom feedback.

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

Ss fill in the gaps of the first task individually and then, check their answers in pairs. Open class feedback follows. Then the Ss proceed to the next task in pairs, they check their answers again in pairs and ocf follows.

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

Ss work in pairs and interview each other with the questions given. Open classroom feedback follows and DEC.

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