Erica Erica

Functional Language
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students will learn the language form to describe their feelings. The lesson starts with a lead-in task. This will be followed by an intensive task to introduce the target language. The next stage will be the language clarification. Then the students are given a task for controlled practice and the final stage will be a freer practice task.


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of language used for expressing feelings in the context of people's experiences.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of expressing feelings.


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

The teacher greets the students. Then she shows them four images and asks them to guess what the people in the images are feeling. The teacher elicits the answers from the students by nominating their names.

Exposure (8-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text.

The teacher asks the students to read the text 'How I feel?' and answer the matching exercise. Then, the students have to peer check the answers in the chatbox. This is followed by open class feedback. AK: 1-C, 2-A, 3-D, 4-E, 5-B

MFP (6-8 minutes) • To clarify meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language.

Show the following target language and check their knowledge by using CCQs. 1. One thing that embarrasses me is saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. 2. What really frightens me is watching a horror movie. 3. I feel depressed in winter. 4. What makes me feel happy is waking up on a Saturday morning and going back to bed. 5.I feel stressed when nobody answers a ringing telephone. Then the pronunciation is checked by drilling and elicitation.

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

The students are given the google form link to the fill in the blanks exercise. They have to read the text for 4 minutes and fill in the blanks. Then they can discuss the answers in the chatbox with their partner for 2 minutes. This is followed by open class feedback for 2 minutes. AK: 1. ... makes me feel embarrassed is .... 2. .... really stresses me. 3. ... that frightens me the most is.... 4. What makes me really happy .... 5. Something that always makes me depressed .....

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

Students are given the following questions which they have to answer in groups. What frightens you? What makes you feel depressed? What makes you stressed? What makes you feel embarrassed? What makes you feel happy? Students are sento to the Break Out Rooms to discuss the answers. Then there is open class feedback.

Delayed Error Correction (3-3 minutes) • To reinforce knowledge and clear any doubts.

The teacher observes and monitors the students during the freer practice and gives feedback to the students.

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