margaret gleeson margaret gleeson

Upper -intermediate level


To introduce and practice suffuxes in the context of a book review.


Abc communicative task for language fluently.
Abc Google form to practice Building Suffixes
Abc Google form to practice Noun suffixes
Abc suffixes - nouns,verbs, adjectives
Abc BLINK.Trust your instincts.

Main Aims

  • To identify suffixes, their meaning and practice suffixes in the context of a book review.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To identify words with suffixes based on their roote words.
  • To develope students skills to add suffixes to words accurately.


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

T - will use REALIA lead to set the lesson context an engage the sudents in a 1 minute cartoon video. T- will ask students to guess the topic. T- shows the questions at the end of the cartoon video and ask students: -Can you tell me What is the main topic of this cartoon? -Do you belive in love at first sight? Why or why not. - Are you quick to make a decisión or do you take your time and think carefully ?

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T- ask students to read the article about Gladwell´s book: Blink. And at the end s have to choose Which paragraph 1-4 talks about: 1.- a positive Example of first impressions. 2.- the aim of the book 3.-a negative Example of first impressions 4.-the content of the book T-T-ask ss to compare answers in pairs ( via private messages) then OCFB

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T- sets timmer for this stage Once time is up T brings S attention T-highlights the Suffixes taking from the text some words. T- expose some words from the text and ask s : Can you tell what thing in common this words have? -originate -conclusion -realistic -recognise -weakness -preference - judgement

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

T- set the time for this stage T -share screen T-S- T-explains all about suffixes using the words: -originate -conclusion -realistic -recognise -weakness -preference - judgement T- explains students the exercise Practice Noun Suffixes. T- ask ss to repeat intructions and see if They understood. T-has students have to do google form task , individually. T-ask ss if everyone have finish. T- goes over answers in OCFB.

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

T-wil provide controlled practice of the suffixes with an Exercise where ss have to write the correct form of the Word in brackets. T- explains S what to do and share the link for the Exercise 3 page 13 Task: (Word building suffixes) T- explain s to do this activity individually and then check Answers in pair (via private messages) T- ask a s to repeat the instruction After time is over T starts OCFB

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

T- task is for creates a communicative task for ss to practice the language fluently T-set time for this stage. T-shares de board and ask 1 ss to read the CCQS “Can you think of anyone you´ve met that you instantly liked or dislike? And if you generally trist your own instincts? T- ask s to repeat the instrctions. T- send ss to a breakout room. T- takes out the BOR and go to OCFB and T select some ss to share with all the group Their experience. DEC -teacher will correct any errors

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