Hina Hina

TP 3 Lexis
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn about the second conditional through guided discovery based on reading the text the lottery. The lesson starts with the discussion about luck. This is followed by a jigsaw reading where students read an relate stories about lottery winners. Finally there is some control practice through sentence reformulation and free practice via final role-play speaking activity.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of phrasal verbs abouot money

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of to use phrasal verbs about money in a freer practise speaking task


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

Show pictures of different currencies/notes to peak their interest about money and what ideas they have to make some extra cash - brainstorm “Do you need to make some extra money right now? What ideas come to your mind?” Instructions: Instructions: In pairs through private zoom chat, please share ideas how you could make some extra cash??? Please take 2 minutes to jot down your ideas. Answers may vary. This activity will activate schemata.

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

Context Task - to build the context further and create interest in the topic schemata - to practice a gist task by choosing a title Task 1 - Gist I will present a Power Point Slide with a short story of a bad day I had in Switzerland. Please read the story and then choose a title for it. Either Photo 1 or 2 When you are finished we will discuss your answers. Feedback: Nominate the ss to tell me their choice Photo 1 or 2

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

T shows a short text using collocations with time and money. S will read the text and answer two true and false questions. 1. Is text talking about money? 2. Is text talking about time? S and s will go over answers with a partner. T and S will check the answers together. Vocab google form

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

Teach MFP Conveying/checking meaning: I will present a Power Point slide depicting each confusing verb pair : - wear/carry - win/earn - meet/know - watch/ look at - miss/lose - bring/take - find/look - for borrow/ lend) I will then proceed in explaining the meaning and differences between them Script example: What word would you use to describe the picture? Is this a noun or a verb? Then gradually proceed with revealing technique. I will try to combine CCQs, context-checking questions & questions that allow personalization. Teach – Language Focus/Clarification - to provide feedback on diagnostic task - to clarify/check meaning of target confusing verbs develop/consolidate ss’ understanding - to focus on MFPof these Confusing Verbs

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

Students will have multiple-choice sentences to choose from. There are 6 sentences with a word at the end of each sentence to be used in a collocation. E. g. He gives a lot of time to his business. Invest A. He invests a lot of time in his business. B. He invested a lot into his business. C. He is investing into time for his business. Students must choose the correct collocation to mean the same as the sentence presented. At the end of the task the students will work in pairs to check answers. 2minutes The teacher will go over each question, asking students to read give their answers. The teacher will call on different students.

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

In groups I will send them to the BORs to think of 2 bad things that happened to them this week using the target language taught. You will discuss in your groups 2 bad things that happened to you this week Examples: Did you lose your keys? Did You miss the bus? Did you lend some money to somebody? Freer Practice (2) for students to practice oral fluency by using the target language verbs to describe 2 bad incidents they had this week

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