Nermeen El-Tohamy Nermeen El-Tohamy

Problems on the phone
upper intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about words/phrases of problems on the phone. It's meaning and pronunciation .


Abc power point presentation

Main Aims

  • In this lesson students will listen and learn about functional language, problems on the phone.
  • To provide

Subsidiary Aims

  • students will practice speaking through problems on the phone,


Lead in (2-3 minutes) • to engage students with the TL ( problems on the phone)

Will ask students.... 1) What's favorite cell phone network? 2) How long do you spend on the phone/day? 3) What are the sort of problems you face with your network? will send students to break out rooms to quickly discuss it with colleagues in two minutes. will give class feed back.

text work (5-6 minutes) • To highlight the language usage to students

Will send short track to students and ask them to highlight the problem, and to share their answers via chat. will show them fill in the gaps form and ask them to listen one more time and to fill in the gaps. will send them to break out rooms for pair work.

Meaning clarification (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with meaning, pronunciation and intonation

will send them vocabulary task on google form to cover the meaning, will invite them to break out room for discussion. After that will share screen to show language analysis chart via ppt.

controlled practice (3-4 minutes) • to check Ss understand TL.

will invite students to break out rooms and they have to choose for each other a sentence from fill in the gaps form to intonate it.

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