Pelin Pelin

Teaching Practice 2
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will focus on the usage of make and do


Abc A photo, A true or false activity, a gap fill activity

Main Aims

  • To use collocations (phrases) with 'make' and 'do' from the listening to speak about festivals.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen to someone describing a festival to answer gist questions and spesific information.


Warm Up (1-3 minutes) • To engage students

T shows Ss one of her photos taken on a New Year's Eve Party and asks: 'What am I doing here?' She waits Ss to think a bit. She states that this photo was taken this year, in a New Year Party. T states that Christmas and New Years Eve are different things. 'New Years Eve is celebrated by everyone but Christmas is celebrated by Christians.' T asks SS 'When do we celebrate New Year?' and writes on the board the answers and she states that Christmas is celebrated 5 or 6 days before the 31st of December.

Pre-listening (3-5 minutes) • This stage helps SS to think about their own New Year's Eve and get familiar with the topic.

T shows SS the WS that she is going to hand out. T asks SS to look at activity Number 1 and in pairs of two asks them to discuss with their partners. T: 'I want you to get in to pairs of two and look at activity number one and discuss with your partner.' ICQ: 'Are you going to write anything?' T hands out the WS and gives SS 2 min. to discuss and asks four or five SS the questions.

Pre-listening Task (5-7 minutes) • In this stage SS will have chance to make predictions about a topic most probably that they are unfamilar with.

T asks SS a guessing questions: 'Do you think Chinese people celebrate New Year's Eve on the 31st of December? With your partner just discuss this for one minute.' After one minute T asks SS about their opinions. T asks SS to look at activity Number 2 and in their pairs of two again try to guess the answers. T: 'Look at activity number 2, read them and try to guess if they are True or False with your partners in 2 minutes.'

Listening Activity (5-7 minutes) • In this stage Students will try to listen and and answer True or False questions.

T says that now they are going to listen to a record and check if their predictions are correct or false. T: 'This time you'll listen to Hua, check your ideas and find if they are really true or false' ICQ: 'Are you going to answer and questions or try to correct them?' When they are finished T asks SS to check with their partners if their answers are the same or not. T: 'I want you to check with your partner if your answers are the same or not.'

Discussing After Listening (2-3 minutes) • After the SS have a view about Chinese New Year's Eve they will have time to discuss about Turkish traditions

T asks SS to work in pairs and write two traditional habits about New Year's Eve parties in Turkey. T: 'In pairs I want you to discuss the New Year's Eve celebrations in Turkey and write two traditional thing, we have got in just one minute.' Three of four SS talk about the things that they have written.

Learner Training (1-3 minutes) • T shows that do and make are used with different phrases or words.

T divides board in to two parts and one part she sticks : MAKE and one Part she sticks DO. She shows SS four other papers writing : a cake, homework, a phone call, a favour and asks SS which ones are used with Do and which ones are used with Make. She sticks the papers on the board. She tells SS that they don't have a clear distinction or rule so by using, they will be familiar with them. T ' There is no certain rule about the usage of Do and Make so by using them we'll get familiar with them and use them correctly.'

Activity - Matching 'Do' and 'Make' (5-8 minutes) • Ss will get familiar with the usage of Make and Do

T divides the class into two groups and one group is Make Group one group is Do Group. T gives each group a bunch of papers (both groups will have the same set of papers and they are the words that are used in activity number 3) and DO group will try to find their own phrases and MAKE group will try to find their own phrases. T: 'I will divide you in to two groups and one group will be Make group and the other group will be Do group. I will give you exactly the same set of papers. Make group will find the correct phrases that are used with Make and Do group will find the correct phrases that are used with Do. You have got three minutes.' ICQ: 'Do group are you going to stick anything under MAKE ? / Make group are yu going to stick anything under DO?' T hands out individual WS that has a division like DO/MAKE and if they want they can take notes under them. T: 'I'll give you these WS you can take down notes about the usages of DO and MAKE' T monitors the SS and when they are done they check the answers.

Gap Fill Activity (2-3 minutes) • Ss will have chance to learn and check the usage of Make and Do again

T hands out WS and asks SS to look at activity number one and asks them to decide the answers. T asks SS to look at activity number 2 and with their pairs asks them to fill in the blanks. T: 'In your pairs look at activity number two and decide whether we use do or make.'

Extra Activity (5-8 minutes) • SS will have time to revise the things that they have learned.

T takes out a ball and says that they are going to play a game. T will call out a name and a phrase and the Student will make a sentence with that Word. T:'Now I'm going to throw this ball and say a Word for example homework and you are going to make a sentence with it like. 'I did my homework last night.' and then you are going to throw the ball to one of your friends and ask the same thing you can use the words on the board.' ICQ: 'Are you going to throw the ball back to me?'

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