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Mike Drozdowski TP 7 Lesson Outline - Grammar
Upper-Intermediate level


Students will be exposed to 4 instances of reported speech which fit well into a context of clarification, miscommunication, arguments and gossip. The tasks and text provide evidence of this context and how the language is used. It should allow students to understand form and prove their accuracy and fluency with it in the CP and FP stages.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of reported speech in the context of miscommunications and arguments

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about three friends trying to schedule a dinner
  • To provide accuracy in the context of reporting speech about their personal experiences


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

Ask students to send in the chat box:

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

Ss will read a text fairly thoroughly so that they can see the TL and answer IND the two gist questions

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

PW on Google Form 2nd page

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


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

Google form

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


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