Carolina Carolina

Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will practice speaking functional language in the context of giving opinions - agreeing and disagreeing


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a functional language in the context of giving opinions - agreeing and disagreeing

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide some reading practice in the context of giving opinions - agreeing and disagreeing


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To contextualize the lesson and activate background knowledge

1) "Which is more important, money or love? Give me one answer, either love or money, tell me why. You have 2 minutes." 2) ICQ 3) Send them the link 4) Send them to breakout rooms (check timing) 5) Feedback

Content Preparation (6-8 minutes) • To allow learners to come up with ideas and/or concepts which support the completion of the task

1) Please answers these questions based on the text. You have 3 minutes. ICQ 2) Send them the link 3) Send them to breakout rooms 4) Feedback - CCQ for content and evidence of understanding - What are you talking about? Does Amy think Hannah is right? Does Paul think Amy is right? What words show that Amy thinks Hannah is correct? What words show that Paul thinks Amy is incorrect?

Language preparation (8-10 minutes) • To provide input on useful language which can help learners complete the speaking task

1) Ask ss where stress is on TL language and highlight sentences 2) Model 3) Repetition 4) "Are these sentences formal or informal?"/"in the text, are they expressing themselves freely or in a formal setting?" 5) "For this activity, you need to mark two boxes. You have 2 minutes." 6) CCQ them 7) Feedback

Productive Task(s) (10-12 minutes) • To provide opportunities for learners to practice speaking for fluency in a communicative way

1) "Look at these pictures. Each one of you rank/order them 1 to 3 most important things that make you happy. You have 1 minute." ICQ 2) Now talk to each other about why. 3) Breakout room (depends on the number of students) 4) Feedback 5) "Watch this video now. Which is more important love or money?" 6) "Please talk about money and love and which one is more important to you and why. Use the language you learned in the class. You have 10 minutes." 7) ICQ 8) Send them the link

Feedback and Error Correction (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T gives feedback in relation to content and/or grammar, lexis, pronunciation, appropriacy, etc

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