Lilia Lilia

TP 4 Lilia
Pre- Intermidate level


In this lesson, students will learn Functions on how to give suggestions through guided discovery based on a gist reading task. The lesson starts with a Lead-In where students have to give suggestions on what should anyone do when visiting their country/city. This is followed by a gist reading task. Then, a controlled practice on meaning, form, pronunciation, and appropriacy. Finally, students will be part of a role-play.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of language used for giving suggestions/ advice in the context of friends and work

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a role play in the context of daily life


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- T will share the screen with Ss (1 min) - T will show a Google Slide with the following question: What should I do when visiting your city? - T asks: 1. Okay, guys so do you have to discuss on breakout rooms or by private message? 2. Is it a speaking or a writing activity? - Ss discuss in breakout rooms (2 mins) - T monitors breakout rooms - T nominates 2 students to give their answers (1 min)

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- T shares the screen to show the activity to the Ss - T explains the activity: Ss have to read the conversation and select the best option that summarized the conversation. - T sets time (2 mins) - T asks ICQ: 1. Guys do you have 3 or 2 minutes? 2. So do you have to choose the best summary or a title for the conversation? - T sends the Google Slide's link - Ss work on the task - Ss work on private chat to send their answers. (1 min) - Feedback: T nominates Ss to give the correct answers (2 mins)

Clarification (10-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- T shares screen with ss - T covers meaning eliciting the meaning from the students: SHOULD 1. Is she giving an option or is it an obligation? Option 2. Does it sound like a formal or informal suggestion? informal 3. Is ‘should’ an auxiliary verb or a verb? Auxiliary verb I SUGGEST 1. Is this a soft recommendation or a strong recommendation? Soft 2. Would you use this to talk to your boss or to a friend? Boss 3. So would you say this is an informal or formal suggestion? Formal WHY DON'T WE 1. The verbs on the question are in the past simple or present? Present 2. But is it referring to the present or to the future? Future 3. Does it sound like a strong or a weak recommendation? Weak HAVE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT 1. Does this sound like a formal or a casual suggestion? Formal 2. Is it a suggestion that you could use to talk about something serious or not so serious? Serious 3. Does this sound like a polite or a direct suggestion? Polite - T will cover form eliciting from Ss - T will cover pronunciation eliciting it form Ss

Controlled Practice (7-9 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- T will shares her screen with students (1 min) - T will explain to students that they have to select the correct answer from the multiple-choice exercise. - T makes the first exercise with them. - T sets time ( 4 minutes) - T asks: 1. Guys, do you have to select the correct answer or write the correct answer? 2. Do you have 4 or 5 minutes to work on this exercise? - T sends link - Ss work on the exercise - Ss work on private chat to send their answers to a partner (1 min) - Feedback: T nominates students to give the answers to her (2 min)

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

- T shares screen with students - T explains that they are going to be sent to breakout rooms where they are going to be part of a role-play (3 mins) - T assigns students (Student A or B) - T gives a little demonstration by herself on how to work on the role play - Ss work on breakout rooms - T nominates Ss to give their answers (1 min) - T conducts Feedback and DEC (2 min) - T conducts DEC (4 min)

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