Muhammad Ganji Muhammad Ganji

discursive essay
upper intermediate level


in this lesson, SS will get familiar with steps of writing an essay, and how to use Linkers of contrast


Abc Board
Abc Pictures
Abc Textbook
Abc White rope
Abc Board

Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of an essay in the context of media and its' issues

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a essay


Activation • to prepare SS for wriing and make them familiar with the topic

T will greet SS and set the scene T will ask SS about their privacy, then asks them how do they protect their privacy. T will play a part of Persian song about a celebrity's privacy and ask SS to share their ideas about people who try to interfere our privacy then T will let SS to mingle and share their ideas together

study ( exposure) (25-30 minutes) • To activate what they have received as input

T will give SS some pieces of papers that are different paragraphs, that are not organized. T will ask SS to put them in order in groups ( grouping based on small / capital letters). while SS are doing this activity, T will demonstrate a picture including linkers of contrast. when they are done with the exercise, T will check the correct order of writing, then T will explain linkers, and asks SS to find examples of them in text. then T will explain the stages of writing an essay

Activation (30-35 minutes) • To activate what they have received as input

C P : T will ask SS to look at page 85 exercise B, they have 5 minutes to answer those questions about text, then share answers in groups. Semi-C : T will ask SS to select their favorite actor/actress, then they have to predict the problems which that person may face with during his/her life. they have to share ideas with group members.(grouping by odd numbers and even numbers) T will ask each group about conclusion. F P : T will ask SS to choose their favorite singer, and they have to write about problems they might come up with. and bring it for next session.

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