Marlon Marlon

Speaking TP5
Upper-intermediate level


In this lesson students will practice speaking in the context of teaching and education.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of education and what makes a good teacher

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide deduction listening practice using a text about education in the context of what makes a good teacher


Warmer/Lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows a picture of teachers in different context and ask what this profession is. Then T asks: Would you like to be a teacher? T gives students 3 questions to discuss in pairs: Would you like to be a teacher? Why? What makes a good teacher? Why? Which quality is the most important for a teacher, being strict, creative or motivating? Why? T coducts OCFB

Preparation (10-15 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through listening and a task

T gives students a Jamboard link where they will find an activity with some useful vocabulary. Ss will listen to an audio while they do the activity to organize the vocabulary. Peer check. T provides clarification on pronunciation and intonation.

Speaking (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice productive skills

T sets an activity. Ss individually decide on the 5 most important qualities of a teacher and put them in order from the most important to the least important. Then Ss compare in pairs and decide on a new list where they both agree on the 5 most important qualities for a teacher. T conducts OCFB

Feedback and Error Correction (4-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T conducts feedback on good use of the language and corrects some mistakes.

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