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Lesson plan TP 7 Grammar 1st Conditional
Upper intermediate level


In this lesson we will be learning the 1st Conditional


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of with the 1st Conditional using with 'when, as soon as, and unless' in the context of education
  • By the end of the lesson , Ss will be better able to use the 1st conditional with when, as soon as and unless

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency
  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about in the context of taking exams and understanding new vocabulary
  • By the end of this lesson, Ss will be better able to use the 1st conditional when speaking.


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

-T What kinds of rules does/did your school have ? What happens if you break those rules? Instructions: discuss as a group for 2 minutes.

Text work (7-8 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

-T Listen to 2 people a Journalist speaking to a student named Olivia about A levels. These are advanced exams for students who want to go to University. -T. What is Olivia worried about? CCQ's are you going to take notes about Olivia's school? No Are you going to listen for the reason Olivia is worried? yes -T plays audio and Ss listen. T: asks 1 Ss to answer why Olivia is worried. -T go to break out rooms and fill out the text with Olivia's responses -T send Ss to breakout rooms with gap-fill task -T monitors in rooms and provides FB when needed

MFP (11-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

Meaning -T They won't give me a place unless I get at least two A's As soon as I wake up,I'll go to school and get my results. I don't want to plan a celebration until I know the results. When I feel a bit more positive, I'll try a different University. Are these sentences talking about the present or the future? -T find 2 sentences that have the same meaning -T unless is the same as if.......not -T I won't go unless you go too If you don't go, I won't go either. Form if + present, future (will) as soon as + present, future (will) when + present, future (will) -T which part of the sentence if the present tense? -T Which part of the sentence is the future tense? -T Add on to our chain... -T shows slide with conditional chain If he comes, we will have lunch, If we have lunch, we'll go to Ricardo's Pizzeria. If we go to Ricardo's, we'll see Sarah. If we see Sara, we'll say Happy Birthday.. Pron When your father gets home, we'll have dinner. As soon as you get your exam results, call me. I won't go unless you go too. -T introduces grammar chant. When When your father when your father gets home, we'll have dinner when your father gets home, we'll have dinner As soon as As soon as you get As soon as you get your exam results As soon as you get your exam results, call me I won't go I won't go unless I won't go unless, you do too.

Controlled practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide a controlled practice

-T Complete the task in break out rooms, decide which is the correct word or expression ex. I won't go to University if/unless I don't get good results. Ss go into breakout rooms and do the task together. -T monitors and makes notes on good language and notes for FB

Freer Practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

-T You are going to go into break out rooms and discuss: What will you do..? -as soon as you get home -when this course finishes -if it rains at the weekend Demo: SA: What will you do as soon as you get home' SB: As soon as I get home, I will eat lunch. SA: What will you do when this course finishes? SB: When this course finishes I will study for a First Certificate. SA: What will you do if it rains this weekend? SB: If it rains this weekend, I will watch a lot of TV.

Feed back (3-5 minutes) • To provide Feed back on learner's use of target language

-T gives OCFB -T writes examples of good language used by learners -T writes examples of sentences that need to be corrected

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