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Writing an article to give advice.
Upper intermediate B2 level


In this lesson, students will learn how to write an article giving advice through a guided discovery in the context of an article giving advice on how to remove a stuck ring. The lesson begins by asking what type of advice we give, followed by a sample analysis. After this meaning, form and appropriacy are covered. Finally, the students practice using the TL in a writing of their own and give each other peer feedback.


Abc Navigate B2 Upper-intermediate Student book
Abc Google Slides
Abc Google Jamboard
Abc Google Documents

Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of an article to give advice.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide the language used to give advice.


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To get the students engaged in the topic

T asks students what kind of advice do we give (2min) T shows goolgle jamboard and asks student what advice they would give OCFB

Sample analysis (4-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the focus of the lesson

T shares google jamboard and asks students to read the sample article individually paying attention to the highlighted phrases.

Lay-out and Language (7-9 minutes) • To introduce the target language and clarify meaning, form and appropriacy of the language.

MEANING T shares google document and asks student to match phrases to the columns in blue individually Students check their answers in OCFB FORM T shares google slides T elicits answers from students e.g. What is similar in all the sentences?(the use of 2nd person/ subject) APPROPRIACY T elicits answers from students e.g. are these phrases formal, neutral or informal? (formal to neutral)

Writing (15-20 minutes) • To provide writing practice using target language.

T shares google jamboard with three topics and instructs student to choose one and write an article giving advice on the topic. Alternatively students can pick a topic of their choice.

Feedback (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on activities carried out

T shares google jamboard with checklist and instructs students to give each other feedback in pairs based on the checklist Students do peer analysis OCFB


1.Lead-in https://jamboard.google.com/d/1QBM4CUNw70ihalRTxqVFfOEM-NrFvC4Jrn4w4pBSyHo/edit?usp=sharing 2. Sample Analysis https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w_FczxuTnHXBy7uAq1q0SclHItXNmdP0DfAZ6V2aOag/edit?usp=sharing 3. Lay-out & Language Meaning: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1feGHM09D48VIhRZsTGiEGuGUNM8Nb1MdIA3LpyLlKkk/edit?usp=sharing Form& App.: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/19cGQGZi94Vi5MKA-nmun1S8HByJgAOK9SqwYhElnPtI/edit?usp=sharing 5. Navigate B2 Upper-intermediate Student book by Caroline Krantz and Rachael Roberts.

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