Andrew Andrew

TP 7
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will review the structure of informal emails


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Main Aims

  • To provide process and product writing practice of a Email

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of Email
  • To provide inference, deduction and detailed reading practice using a text about Email


Lead in (5-5 minutes) • To engage students and generate interest

- T shows Ss a Google Jamboard slide with the question, "How do you usually keep in touch with people?" and has them use the sticky note function to post their responses - T prompts Ss for details on their answers

Identifying Task (Test) (7-7 minutes) • To test students knowledge of email structure

- T shares a Google Slides slide with an example email on it and instructions to highlights certain sections of the email - T sends Ss to breakout rooms to complete the slides together - T brings Ss back to main session to discuss their answers

Analysis (8-8 minutes) • Review parts of an email and identify useful terminology

- T shares a Google Slides presentation outlining parts of an informal email and identifies useful terminology. The presentation also includes useful phrases that can be included in an email and explains the importance of each section - T asks Ss CCQs such as: Is this a formal or informal email? In which part should we include context? What is context? Where should we write our main idea(s)?

Practice 1 (10-10 minutes) • To practice creating unique emails

- T has Ss share their email addresses in Zoom chat - T shares a Google Slides presentation with a number of topics for informal emails and has Ss write to their classmates regarding one of the topics on the slides and has them CC T - T opens and reads submissions while asking Ss feedback on whether the email followed the structure and kept an informal tone

Practice 2 (10-10 minutes) • To continue practicing informal emails

- T shares a link to where Ss can write an email to themselves in the future - T has Ss write about themselves and how they are currently (Ss can choose their topics and choose when to receive) and has Ss who are comfortable sharing what they wrote with class - T reviews email with class

Feedback and DEC (5-5 minutes) • Feedback on the practice and delayed error correction

- T provides feedback on the lesson and administers DEC

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