Sidney Sidney

Pre-intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of achievements

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of language used for casual conversation in the context of achievements


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

Show students Google Slide with picture of notable person in recent history and ask them if they know who it is and what they achieved/are known for.

Preparation (8-10 minutes) • To give students language they can use to do the speaking task, in this case, Useful Language sections

Use Google Slides to cover MFP of useful language with students, using CCQs to check understanding of the TL.

Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To allow students to talk about the topic

Link students to Jamboard and invite them to talk to each other in pairs/groups about what achievements they find amazing/interesting, using as many of the target language phrases as possible. Teacher observes and provides assistance if needed, while taking notes for DEC.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Using notes from the preceding task, the teacher provides DEC and praise for the completed task.

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