Sana Sana

plans and dreams
pre intermediate level


Abc Picture 1 (summer holiday)
Abc Audio 1 (exposure)
Abc HO1
Abc HO2
Abc Audio 2 (pronounciation)
Abc HO3 ( controlled practic )
Abc Audio 3
Abc HO4 (semi-controlled)

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Be Going to in the context of summer holidays' plan

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a Personalizing in the context of future plans


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • to engage students to the topic

-At the beggining of the class T asks Ss to stand in a line in order of the time that they woke up in the morning . - then each S can find his or her partner right next to him or her . - T shows Picture1 (that is a slide with a question) and says : in your pairs discuss this question in 3 minutes. - while that speaking ,the T is monitoring and discovering Ss' awarness about suitable language . - At the end of that speaking time , T asks the first volunteer about his or her idea. - The T asks the second volunteer about his or her partner's idea.

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through listening task

-For this stage the T's instruction is like this : please look this paper ,There are 3 travellers in the picture lily , Mathew and Olivia .you can see 3 plans . guess and match these 3 items on your own in 2 minutes . - ICQs : how do you do this andividually or with your partner ? are you sure about your matching or you only guess ? how many minute do you have ? - After 2 minutes the T asks students to share thier ideas with their previous partners . - The second instruction : T says: listen to the audio and complete the chart . with your partners . - The teacher choose 3 Ss randomly and they go to bord and write their answers .

Highlighting (2-3 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- T divides the class into two groups .(by 2 colors ) - The T gives listening script to both groups . then T says : - in your groups discuss the highlighted sentences and figure out what do they mean in 2 minutes. - T elicites from 2 students .

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- Because this grammar is not completely new and they have heard it few times befor , also they had an opportunity to share their ideas with their classmates and tried to figur out what does it mean , now they are able to say its meaning easily . - The T writes some examples to make sure they know the meaning . - example 1: She is going to study hard next term . _ elicitation : 1) Is It about present of future ? 2) Is She Sure or not ? 3) is she going to anywhere ? -example 2 : It is going to rain . 1) Is it about future or present ? 2) is it 60% or 100% ? 3) Is there any sigh like back clouds ? - After eliciting about the meaning , the T will clarify the correct pronounciation . - In HO2 T asks Ss to listen and copy the rythem . so after listening each student will read a sntence one by one . - Teacher says : some times when we are speaking fast, instead of (Going to) we are allowed to say (Gonna). For example : I am gonna shopping . = I am going to shopping . - Then T asks students to make 2 examples on their own . - T chooses 2 Ss randomly to read their examples in front of the class. - In the last stage of the clarification the form of that grammar should be tought . - T asks is there any volunteer to tell us what is the form of this grammar ? - T asks S to go to borad and write that form and make an example. - others will share their ideas and at the end T confirme all the stuffs . - The form is : Subject +Tobe + Going to + to + bare infinitive

Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T asks students to fill the blanks on their own in 2 minutes . ( HO3) - T says : please check your aswers with your partner . (randomly chosen in online classes) - T plays the Audio 3 to check the answers .

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-5 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

-T sends or gives Ss HO4 and then asks them to choose a correct verb and complete the sentences with T be going to . - T : please do this activity on your own in 3 minutes . - T : check your answers with your partner . - T asks one of the students and gives her the answer key then that student should read the complete answers from answer key and others will check.

Free Practice (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- T : take a piece of paper and take note about your plans for this summer holidays . be prepared to talk about your future plans for 2 minutes . - Your speaking should includes following items : 1) use Be going to , which come to your help concerning speaking about future. 2) Are you going to take a trip ? 3) how long is your holiday ? 4) Are you going to spend time with your family or your friends ? - T chooses 2 volunteers to come in front of the class and speak . - others should send thier voice messages to be checked .

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