tulay tulay

TP 3
Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will learn how to invite somebody to do something. Ss will also practice refusing and accepting invitation.


Abc Photos, Textbook: New Inside Out Intermediate(Kay&Jones,2009). Macmillan Publishers Limited, pg.38

Main Aims

  • Ss will have practiced ways of accepting and refusing invitation.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To listen to some conversations and find sentences related to making, accepting and refusing invitations.
  • To learn the pronunciation of the words related to invitations.


Warm up with a discussion on the term "cinema". (5-6 minutes) • To activate Ss schemata about cinema, generate interest in the topic.

*Teacher will show a picture of a movie, ask some questions about the word "cinema". "Do you like going to the cinema?/ Do you like to go to the cinema alone or with a friend? Rose wants to go to the cinema? How do you think she is going to do this? *Then T will say "She has got four friends. She wants to go to the cinema with one of them.

Listening to get specific information. (5-6 minutes) • To listen for a specific detail.

*Teacher will ask the Ss to listen to four dialogues to find which friend Rose doesn't know very well. * Ss will listen to them. *T will check the answers. *ICQ will be " Are you going to find Rose's best friend ? Are you going to find a friend that Rose doesn't know?"

Reading the dialogues. (8-10 minutes) • To find correct phrases from the dialogues about accepting and refusing of invitations.

*T will give the layouts to the Ss. *T will elicit terms "accepting" and "refusing" by asking the question below one of the volunteer students in the class. "Do you want to come to the cinema with me?" If the S gives a positive answer then it will be "accepting" and If the answer is negative then It will be "refusing". *T will go through the things the Ss have to find with the class. *Then T will ask them to find the underlined useful phrases from the dialogues. *T will check the answers. *The ICQs will be "Are you going to find words or sentences?/ Are this phrases going to be related accepting/ refusing/invitation?"

Listening to check. (3-5 minutes) • To check and repeat the useful phrases.

*T will play the recording for the Ss to listen and repeat the useful phrases. * Ss will listen and repeat the phrases one by one. ICQ : Are you going to listen and repeat what you hear? * T will write some phrases on the board.

Practising Conversation. (3-5 minutes) • To practise learnt phrases.

*T asks Ss to work in pairs. *Ss will practise conversations in Exercise one. ICQ: Are you practising or writing the dialogues.

Language Analysis(Meaning /Form) (4-5 minutes) • To provide grammatical rules of forming phrases related to accepting and refusing invitation.

*Teacher will write "Do you fancy coming to the cinema tonight?"on the WB. *T will focus on the verb come taking "ing" after the word "fancy"/ for informal situations. *T will write "Would you like to come to the cinema tonight?"on the WB *T will say that after "would you like to" we use the base form of the verb/ For informal situations *T will write "I'd love to" on the WB, showing "-d" short for "would" *T will say that "I was wondering if you'd like to ......." is used for formal situations.

Pronunciation and stress of some new words. (3-5 minutes) • To practice intonation, word stress.

*T will show the stress and intonation of "would, wondering,fancy" on the WB. *T will drill the pronunciation of these words. *Ss will chorally repeat these words.

A speaking activity (6-7 minutes) • To practice TL.

* Ss will turn the paper down in order not to copy. *T. will put the Ss into pairs and ask them to write a new conversation, based on the situation described. Student A wants to meet up with Student B and go somewhere. Student A will make at least 3 sentences. Student B doesn't want to go anywhere with Student A. Student B will make excuses. * T will ask the students to practise their conversations. * Some pairs will perform for the class.

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