Mouad Mouad

Unit 4 - Hypocritical Hugo
Upper-Intermediate level


Abc Headway 5th Edition,Upper Intermediate,Student's Book
Abc Google Pictures

Main Aims

  • By the end of this lesson,the students should be able to spot condradictions/hypocrisy and express it

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of this lesson,the students will be familiar with some pretty difficult vocabulary that's relevant to the context of the lesson.


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T greets Ss briefly -T refers to the previous lesson,specifically the Trojan Horse part,as a way to shift the focus towards dishonesty in our world.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language

-T shows a picture of Hugo -T tries to elicit the contradictions showing in the pictures -T shows some vocabulary on the screen,asks the students to write the words they do know on a piece of paper -T procedes to play Record4.5,then splits Ss into breakout rooms to answer the question,and maybe exchange their knowledge concerning the vocabulary at hand.

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

-T defines the words,while showcasing the stress component. -After finishing with the vocabulary,T introduces "how come.." as an alternative to "why.." in informal spoken English.

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T starts with a matching practise,where Ss will have to match each word to its definition in their breakout rooms. -T does feedback on content with Ss,to check which definitions they got correctly.

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

-T asks students to make questions about Hugo,specifically about sentences 1-10,using "how come.." -T models the activity by doing the first sentence -Ss are split into breakout rooms to do the task -T does feedback with Ss,then plays Record4.7 to compare

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-T engages students in a roleplay activity,where they confront each other with questions from the previous activity

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