Alex Alex

Alex Martinez_TP5_LP
C1 Advanced level


This is a speaking lesson using phrases for managing conversations as the main lesson goal. Ss will focus on practicing these phrases depending each situation


Abc Navigate C1 Advanced Coursebook 2016
Abc What do you do to stay healthy?

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency in the context of managing conversations

Subsidiary Aims

  • To develop listening skills and respond to different points of view
  • To provide accuracy in the context of agreeing or disagreeing about topics


Lead-in (5-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students.

INSTRUCTIONS: What do you do to stay healthy? Discuss with your partners. BOR / 3min DEMO: T gives one or two examples: Eating healthy, good sleeping habits, etc. T gives instructions and sends ss to BOR. T elicits suggestions from students, adds them to Google Form (1min)

Content Preparation (6-7 minutes) • To prepare students for the content of the task

INSTRUCTIONS: From the document list or ideas you mentioned, in teams choose the best 2 in order to stay fit and choose the worst 2 to stay out of shape DEMO: T does first item on list. Elicits answer from Ss T gives link to ss of form (with suggestions from lead-in) T shows answers then OCFB (2 min) T elicits from ss why they choose those options

Language Preparation (6-7 minutes) • To infer the meaning from context and clarify the form and pronunciation of the language needed for the task.

INSTRUCTIONS: In teams, add the correct phrases for each category. 3 min DEMO: T demos first item by eliciting the answer from the students T gives link to the jamboard Form to ss. T shows answer key OCFB FORM T shows slide and elicits the differences between the different types of phrases. OCFB PRONUNCIATION T shows slide T elicits from ss stressed word in sentences. T goes over unique and difficult features of each sentence. T models, then whole class drill. T elicits pronunciation from individual ss.

Speaking (19-21 minutes) • To provide opportunity to practice speaking fluency and expand on what’s been learned.

INSTRUCTIONS: Group work. Teacher instructs SS to work in groups and discuss: Do you agree or disagree with this food pyramid? (image shown in a doc) In order to keep the conversation going they should ask follow up questions. DEMO: T demos one or two sentences students could us in the context: "I suppose you’re right because..." T asks one or two learners to ask questions SPEAKING PART 2: Teacher now asks them what Ss would add or remove from the food pyramid or what's their ideal food layer structure.

Feedback & DEC (4-6 minutes) • To provide learners with feedback and inform them of how they did with regards to content and language used.

T conducts OCFB T conducts DEC

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