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.


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Abc MFPA Presentation
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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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