Meghan Pakalnis Meghan Pakalnis

Upper Intermediate level


To practice and revise building nouns. Situational presentation (PPP)


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice for students' to develop building nouns from verbs and adjectives.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop students' skills of speaking using nouns with suffixes.


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

T sets timer for this stage. T tells students they will work with a partner for 2 minutes to discuss T opens google jamboard and asks students: How would you feel if someone asked you to ride one of these? What are these called? Roller coasters/ rides/ amusement park rides. T gives personal answer: I would feel excited because I love roller coasters, especially ones that go upside down. ICQs: How long do you have? 2 mins Are you talking or writing about this? Talking (with a partner) T monitors break out rooms. After 2 mins T ends break out room sessions. T nominates a few students to talk about how they feel about rides/ how their partner feels (T writes down some of the words Ss use).

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T sets timer for this stage. T shares screen and shows google form. T instructs students to read the text and then go through and write the NOUNS (not pronouns) in the blank – separated with commas. S will have 4-5 minutes. DON’T HIT SUBMIT UNTIL YOU WORK IN GROUPS. If you do you can hit “submit another answer” to look back at the questions. ICQs: Are you writing nouns and pronouns? No, just nouns How long do you have? 4-5 minutes Should you hit submit when you finish? No T sends link. Once time is up T has students compare answers in groups. (2-3 minutes) Once time is up T will bring everyone back and move on to highlighting the TL….

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T sets timer for this stage. Once time is up T brings everyone back for OCFB. T goes through answers and explains. T highlights the nouns with suffixes while going over the answers

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

T sets timer for this stage. T shares screen Depending on time: T has students do MFPA google form task in breakout rooms for 4-5 mins (if time is not an issue they can do it on their own first for 2-3 mins and then groups). Each student should submit their own answers if working in groups. ICQs: Is everyone submitting their own answers? Yes How long do you have with your partners? 4-5 minutes T ends breakout rooms. T goes over answers in OCFB. T goes over more explanation with google slides (if there is time)

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

T sets timer for this stage. T opens google form. Explains that students will be typing in the correct word and the part of speech of that word. The 1st one has been done for Ss You have 2-3 minutes. ICQs: What are you typing? The word and part of speech How long do you have? 2-3 minutes After time is up T gets students attention and puts them in breakout rooms for 2-3 After time is up T ends breakout rooms OCFB: T goes over answers and addresses any issues

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

T sets timer for this stage. T tells students to tell a story about something adventurous they have done or want to do. They will tell this story and how they felt to a classmate for 1-3 minutes each. T gives example: “I want to go sky diving. I haven’t don’t it yet because jumping from an airplane makes me nervous. I know the probability of something bad happening is small, but accidents do happen!” T tells students they have 1 minute to prepare before they go to break out rooms. Then they will spend 6 minutes in breakout rooms. OCFB: T ends breakout rooms and asks students to share their story or their partners story. DEC: T will correct any errors T will give link to google slides for students to review.

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