Nripanka Das Nripanka Das

Teaching Practice 6
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will undergo free speaking practice in the context of "strictly confidential things". The lesson will start with a classified video to set the context and elicit ideas from learners regarding information that they consider to be confidential. This will be the first stage of the lesson followed by a listening activity and group discussion on introduction of CCTV cameras in schools.


Abc Video clip (Palestine Army,
Abc Pictures (Google Images)
Abc Listening Exercise (
Abc Discussion Qs (Straight forward, Intermediate Student's Book)

Main Aims

  • Students will develop spoken fluency in the context confidential things and spying activities.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Students will be introduced to some vocabulary set about spying in the context of confidential things. To develop gist and intensive listening skills in the context of spying and confidential elements.


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

T commences the class by playing a classified video on "Harassment by Palestinian army" to set the context of confidential things. T introduces the topic and elicits learners vision for confidential things in context of their personal information.

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Chesting the HOs, T introduces the topic about confidential things in personal life and SS work in pairs to discuss. Time limit and ICQs. FB is given for each group by eliciting their perspectives.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T introduces few vocabulary words in context of spying through slide show presentation and clarifies meaning, pronunciation and form. Chesting the HOs, T introduces a listening exercise in the context of spying ("Spying Scandal erupts in Germany"). Time limit and ICQs SS check their answers with a partner. W/C FB is given using WB.

Productive Task#1 (14-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T introduces the topic of CCTV and spying by showing a video of a train accident in Spain (CCTV footage). Regrouping of SS is done and T asks SS to discuss the introduction of CCTV in schools. T distributes the groups as "Teachers" (Discussion against the introduction of CCTVs), "Parents" (Discussion in favour of introduction of CCTVs) and "Students" (Discussion against introduction of CCTVs). T sets a time limit: 5 minutes ICQs T monitors and take notes of SS' mistakes. T puts the mistakes on the board and get SS to correct them.

Productive Task#2 (4-5 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills using questionnaires.

T introduces the context by citing example from the train accident video. T elicits answers from students about number of people died in the accident. T gives out the Qs and gets them to discuss in their groups. ICQs T monitors SS.

Feedback and Error Correction (3-4 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T puts SS errors on the board and corrects the form/pronunciation. T thanks the class. Goodbye.

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