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TP4: Grammar_Adrian_Samperio
Upper-Intermediate level


This lesson's purpose is to introduce and practice second conditional and alternatives for “if” with a sub-aim in speaking practice of the conditional and acquisition of crime vocabulary.


Main Aims

  • To provide practice and clarification of 2nd conditionals in the context of Crime in the world

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a unreal or hypothetical situation in the context of crime in the world and wishes in the present and future


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

Ss are greeted and then shown slides 2 through 5 which present different crimes, crimes which they need to guess themselves. T monitors and helps with meaning by showing pictures. then a question is shown to Ss: If you witnessed a crime, would you report it? 2 students are picked by Teacher to elicit some answers.

Highlighting (5-7 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ss are then presented with an exercise from the vocabulary we previously saw to expand on pronunciation and different forms. Ss after pronunciation are given a jamboard link to match the criminals from the crimes Also students are invited to guess the verbs which go with those crimes. T monitors

Exposure (5-7 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Ss are then given a link for a google form to make a quick test which functions as exposure to the TL. Ss compare answers in private message T monitors and then has Ss share rtheir ideas in TC.

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Ss return to the slides and T has Ss participate with the presentation of a context for the Grammar. This is done with a discovery approach. Teacher covers Meaning with proper CCQs, Ss participate constantly Teacher covers form by asking students to spend 2 minutes helping out with the proper form of the sentence, by this moment students contact with the TL is optimal, Teacher presents pronunciation, models and Ss participate by showing the class where the stressed syllables are, and practicing pronunciation. Finally Teacher presents 2 slides which cover alternative uses of 2nd conditional with if.

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss are facilitated one last google forms wich sets the controlled practice T monitors ans Ss individually do the exercise and then in pairs check results in private message

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

Ss after practicing the final forms are then presented with a speaking activity with 2 questions. 1.- If the pandemic outbreak finished today, What would you do? 2.- Would you volunteer to Care for Pandas in China if you had the chance? Ss are given 5 minutes to practice in the breakout rooms and then 1 student is picked to be spokesman for his team and share the team's ideas.

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