Michelle Michelle

TP5 Speaking
Upper-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students with learn to discuss how likely they think something is to happen based on what the future will possibly look like.


Abc Activities Presentation
Abc MFPA Presentation
Abc Speaking Lesson
Abc Teacher´s Google Slide Presentation

Main Aims

  • To provide speaking practice in expressing likelihood in the context of future events.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To revise lexis about predicting and possibilities


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

- T will let Ss know the lesson will be a speaking lesson. - T will share on Zoom (sharing the T screen) a Google Jamboard presentation that will have the questions "How do you think life will change in the next 5 to 10 years? How would you like it to be?" - T will demo what answers are expected. - T will nominate Ss to answer. - T will ask Ss follow up questions to build rapport.

Content Preparation (4-6 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading

- T will share screen to a Google Jamboard presentation that will have a text with predictions of what 2025 will look like and the question "How do you think life will change in the next 5 years?". - T will share link to the Google Jamboard presentation. - T will have Ss in pairs, via Zoom breakout rooms, and they will add their ideas on the Jamboard. - Ss will share answers with the whole class.

Language Preparation (4-6 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

- T will share screen to a Google Jamboard presentation to help cover MFPA. - T wil cover meaning with help of a cline. T will ask Ss where they would place the following expressions depending on the percentage of certainty each states. Expressions: Definitely will, definitely won´t, possibly will, probably will, and probably won´t. - T will share link to a Google Jamboard presentation for MFPA activities. - T will pair Ss, via Zoom breakout rooms, and have Ss match some sentences to it´s appropiate expression based on likeliness. T will ask Ss in what type of conversations each expression can be used in, neutral, formal or informal. - T will cover Form by having Ss analyze the sentences and structure the sentences in pairs. - T will cover pronunciation by having Ss listen to a model of the sentence and have them place stress corresponding to intonation. T will cover connected speech and drill Ss.

Speaking (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

- T will have Ss make two predictions about transportation 10-20 years, individually. - T will demo what type of answers to expect from the Ss. - T will have Ss discuss in pairs what they predicted, share how likely they think their peers predictions are to happen and why. - T will have Ss share with the whole class. - T will have Ss discuss eachothers ideas and opinions.

Feedback and Error Correction (6-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

- T will share screen via Zoom - Ss will be able to see some sentences T observed from the previous stage. - T will ask Ss what they think the mistakes are and provide the appropiate correction to the mistakes. - Ss and T will solve as a group.

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