Omar Hamada Omar Hamada

types of story
intermediate level


Abc lead-in sheet
Abc colorful paper
Abc Ex: 2A
Abc w/b Ex

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of story descriptions in the context of types of story

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a pair discussions in the context of types of story


Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1.Greet students and ask them about their day or exams 2.Display some pictures of famous movies 3.Ask Ss: "do you know these movies?" "can you remember their stories?". 4.Give Ss the lead-in sheet and ask them to match each picture of movies with some of the genres on the sheet individually 5.Ask Ss about their answers and ask them to discuss in pairs which genre they like and which one they don't like. 6.Ask for content feedback at the end.

Test #1 (6-8 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

1.Give Ss ex:2a sheet 2.Ask Ss to match the descriptions and qualities with the genres they read in the lead-in and say whether the descriptions are negative or positive individually. 3.Ask Ss to discuss their answers in pairs. 4.Provide Ss with feedback.

Teach (10-12 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

1.Show Ss pictures of culturally-related and popular movies 2.Elicit the vocab 3.Ask a few CCQs 4.Drill the pronunciation of vocab 5.Write them on board highlighting any phonological or grammatical features.

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

1.Chest the sheet to demonstrate the w/b exercise showing the answered question 2.ask Ss to answer the ex individually 3.monitoring to check students' understanding 4.ask Ss to check their answers in pairs. 5.ask different Ss to come at the board and stick the colorful paper with the answers on board. 6. provide Ss with the answer key.

Free practice (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1.ask Ss to choose one story of a movie, novel or series they like and discuss it with their partners using the vocab. 2.monitor students for any probable linguistic mistakes. 3.ask for content feedback. 4.provide delayed error-correction if needed.

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