khadra khadra

Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss are going to read for gist, for specific information, and for details. Ss will speak about their opinions concerning the differences between men and women. They will listen to check their answers. They will play the speaking line game.


Abc Video-Complete the table HO1- Questionnaire HO2- Survey results HO3- Game table

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading in the context of the differences between men and women.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking in the context of men's and women's differences.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T divides WB into 2 columns and draws a man, and a woman. Elicit from Ss tho topic of the lesson. T gets Ss to sit mixed, a man next to a woman. T elicits from Ss if men and women are the same or different. Ss watch a funny video about the differences between men's and women's brains. Ss discuss their opinions with their partners concerning the video.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T clarifies the MFP for enormous, and telly. T elicits from Ss What things that men never say and things that women never say. Ss work in pairs men and women to read the comments and complete the table: Things women never say, Things men never say. Ss add one comment for men and women.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

T draws Ss ' attention to how to express opinions ,eg. I think, If you ask me, In my opinion. Ss say some examples.

Clarification (5-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Ask Ss : What do women do to attract men?,Do the men do the same? Who has to stay at home and look after children? T clarifies the MFP of some words , such as, survey,questionnaire, attract, attitude, fortnight, in favour of, admitted, claimed, explained, insisted, replied, said, suggested, told.

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss answer the questionnaire individually and then compare their answers in pairs. T tells Ss that this survey was conducted in UK on one thousand British men and womento find out the differences between male and female attitudes to relationships. Ss read the results of the survey and fill in the gaps using the words: (men, or women) individually .

Semi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss listen and check their answers . Ss check in pairs. Ss discuss in groups if the survey results are different in their Turkey.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

Ss play (Who, What, Where) game. T divides the class into two teams , men and women. Ss complete the table writing some funny things . men write about women and women write about men.

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