Lilia Lilia

TP7 Lilia
Upper Intermidate level


In this lesson, students will discuss the legalization of Marihuana, POP and other dugs. Not only will they discuss this, but about the new drugs that are appearing and the government decides which drugs are going to be criminalized and which drugs are legal. Different countries have different restrictions which they also have to discuss.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of legalization of drugs

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of drugs lexis in the context of legalization of drugs


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

- T shares screen - T tells students that today's topic is the legalization of drugs - T reads the questions on the board: 1. Are illegal drugs a problem in your country? 2. Why do you think people use illegal drugs? - T tells students they are going to discuss the question in breakout rooms for 2 minutes. -T asks ICQ's: 1. Do you have to write or discuss it? - Ss go to breakout room - Ss come back for OCFB

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

- T explains: A drug called POP is becoming popular and causing major controversy in Toronto. Right now, POP is a 'street drug but the government is trying to decide if it should be legalized. - T share screen -T explains to Ss that they have to read the effects of the drug POP and write three points for legalizing this drug and three points against (Scaffolding) (5 minutes) - After writing Ss give some reasons why it should be legalized or why it shouldn't

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

- T shares screen - T explains that they are going to learn some useful words for the later debate. - T explains that they have to drag the missing word to the blank space and say whether that word is an adjective, noun, and so on. ( 2 minutes) - Ss go to breakout rooms to discuss their answers (2 minutes) - Ss come back for OCFB and for pronunciation (3/4 minutes)

Feedback and Error Correction (20-25 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

- T asks who is for and who is against legalizing drugs like POP - T makes breakout rooms where one person is for and the other is against. - Ss are sent to breakout rooms for 5 to 10 minutes so that in total we can have ss switch partners at least once. - Before changing partners, Ss come back to get some DEC if there was any mistake and some useful comments that they can use in their next discussion. - After they switch partners they will come back to get some OCFB and hear the other teams ideas - Ss go to breakout rooms one more time if time allows - If not they will cover DEC with the T

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