Adel Basheer Al-Abed Adel Basheer Al-Abed

Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn about different phobias that people have through a guided reading to small texts from a website. The lesson starts with Introducing the Teacher. After the introduction, students will learn new vocabulary. Then, they are going to read the text and have to controlled practices. At the end, students will have freer practice to talk about their phobias to their peers.


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Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about phobia in the context of like the phobia of doctors and driving

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of phobia and anxiety in the context of what people fear of


Teacher Introduction (3-5 minutes) • To introduce the T to the Ss

-T Introduce himself to the Ss -T writes on the Whiteboard 3 sentences 2 of them are correct and 1 is false -T asks Ss to figure out which one is the false -T talks about him self for a minute.

Exposure (8-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-T starts the lesson by asking the Ss questions about what they fear. -T introduces the context about Phobias and fear -T shows different pictures about phobia and asks students to show what they express -T after finishing the eliciting part, T starts with Lexis part. -T shows the words for the students and elicit them by showing picture and asking CCQ. -T shows the phonological form and how to pronounce the words. -After the lexis, T shows the students 5 texts to the students.

Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

-T starts the first exercise for the Ss. -T shows the Ss the 5 texts and the Ss have to find the name of the phobia. -T gives the Ss the instructions about what they should do in this exercise. -For each text, T sends Ss to breakout rooms for 2 minutes only. 5 texts and 5 times to breakout rooms. -T after finishing all the text shows the students the answers. -T moves on to the second exercise. -T shows the 5 texts in one picture and attached to it 5 other text. -T gives the Ss the instructions about what they should do in this exercise. -T sends the students to breakout rooms for 4 minutes. -T shows the answers to Ss

Free Practice (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-After the end of the controlled practice, T gives the students the context of phobia and fear to talk about it with partners. -T gives the Ss the instructions about what they should do in this exercise. -T send the Ss to breakout rooms. -While Sc are in breakout rooms, T monitor the the Ss -T returns from breakout rooms to give feedback .

Feedback (3-5 minutes) • To give students feedback about their answers

-After finishing the freer practice, T ask Ss to give their feedback about what they discussed in the breakout rooms. -If there are any errors, T correct them -If T heard any mistake while observing, T will correct them.

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