Amr Amr

TP7 LP Amr Shahin
upper-intermediate level


Functional Language: Agreeing and disagreeing


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Main Aims

  • To provide practice of language used for agreeing and disagreeing in the context of law

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a functional language in the context of expressing agreeing and disagreeing


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-T asks to prepare for the topic “Should countries be able to make their own laws, or would it be better if all laws were international? What are the advantages and the disadvantages of each approach?" -T conduct in an open class discussion

Exposure (2-4 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

-Ss listen to 3 friends talking about a news story and tell T many of the speakers agree with the change in the law -T conducts OCFB

Useful Language (12-15 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Meaning -T gives Ss a Google form link and Ss choose, in pairs, the meaning of the phrases "Agreeing or Disagreeing' -T provides an answer key Form:: - T discuss the most common forms: That's not really +Wh word+ clause / That's + Wh. word + clause / Imperative -T conducts OCD with CCQs: What comes after That's / not? WH word What is WH words followed by? A clause? Come off it, what kind of form is this? Imperative Pronunciation: -Ss listen to the phrases and notice stress and intonations -T conducts OCD Appropriacy: -Ss get a Google form links and classify, in pairs, the phrases according to the language register --T provides an answer key

Productive Task(s) (13-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

-T gives Ss 3 news stories and they choose one of them in groups -Ss will have a minute to brainstorm some ideas and recall the language for speaking -Ss discuss their opinions expressing agreeing and disagreeing

Feedback and Error Correction (5-7 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

-T provides Ss with feedback on content (ideas) and language based on monitoring of the task -T writes on the screen samples of learners’ production and sets a task in pairs for learners to identify the correct and incorrect sentences and correct the latter ones. -T conducts DEC

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