Brenda Brenda

Upper-intermediate level


Lesson A : Lexis. Collocations.


Abc Zoom, Google Jamboard, Google Slides, Google Docs, Google Forms, Zoom board

Main Aims

  • Students will be introduced and will practise four collocations in the context of conversation and communication.

Subsidiary Aims

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


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

-T. will share screen showing 3 pictures with the following questions: What's happening in the pictures? Are they having good communication?/Why? -Ss. will discuss their ideas as a whole group. T. monitors. (3 min) -T. comments or asks a question on what was listened while monitoring. (1 min)

Exposure (7-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T. will share links, on zoom's chat, to a Google Document where Ss. will read a conversation and to a Google Form which includes a gist task <finding the best summary for the conversation> -Ss. will read and answer the form (3 min - individual work) -Ss. will compare answers in breakout rooms. (2 min - pair work) -Ss. will share their answers with the whole class giving a justification related with what they think is the meaning of the bolded words (3 min)

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- T. will share screen to show Ss. a Google Slides presentation to clarify collocations' MFPA - T. will explain the meaning and ask CCQs - T. will use choral drilling to practise pronunciation and the nominate Ss. randomly to verify pronunciation - T. will talk about the appropriacy of the items and CCQ if needed

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- T. will share a link, on zoom's chat, to a Google Form where students will work individually filling in the blanks of a text. (3 min) - Ss. will check and compare their answers via private messages. (2 min - pair work) - OCFB (3 minutes)

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

- T. will share screen with a Google Jamboard with the following question: "Tell your classmate about a time when you or someone you know put his/her foot in it. What happened?" (Breakout rooms. 3 min-pair work. T. monitors) - FB and DEC using zoom board (5 min)

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