Daniela Miranda Daniela Miranda

Tp4- Grammar
Pre- intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn about probability models, such as will, definitely, may, might, etc. Students will work with the prediction for the lead-in. Following by listening gist, clarification student-centred and will have a controlled and free task based on their own predictions while using the TL and finishing with DEC.


Abc NCE Pre-Int NSB

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of Proability Modals: Will, won´t, definitely, definitely won´t,may, might, in the context of What will happen in the future ?

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about probabilities in the context of predictions made for people from 1900
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Disscusion between S-s in the context of Reasons of the chosen predictions.


Lead- in (3-5 minutes) • To engage learners and activate their previous knowledge of the topic area

• T displays a picture on screen related to people from the 1900s: • T elicits a few ideas from learners. • T conducts OCFB and writes learners’ ideas on the board.

Listening for gist (5-8 minutes) • To provide an initial familiarity with the text

• Instructions: Fill in the gaps. T- Demos. People _definitely won't_ use the telephone to talk to their friends. In Ani y her 100 years people will ______ listen to music, just like they do now. In 2100 people ______ won't have baths-only showers. A hundred years from now, people will_______ eat pizza! By that time, there__________ be a new way of listening to music. We_________use the internet in a completely different way. To replace schools for example. Followed Instructions: Listen to the recording and compare answers. • ICQs: Are we listening for much detail? No • Check answers in pairs 2 mins. (via private messages) T conducts OCFB

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To cover MPF of key vocabulary to aid completion of the tasks

On the Jamboard I will project a cline to show learners which modal has more probabilities to happen. Next to it, I will place the next questions and ask them to drag the yes or no answers: T- demos 1st one Are we talking about the future? Yes Are we sure is it / isn´t going to happen? Yes Are we fairly sure that can happen? Yes Is it possible that will/ it won´t happen? Yes Meaning: Put sentences in order from 1= most probable to 5= least probable T- demos We definitely won´t buy a new car. 5 We´ll definitely buy a new car. 1 We might buy a new car. 3 We´ll probably buy a new car. 2 We probably won´t buy a new car. 4 Form: Match the correct answer and form. Do probably and definitely come before or after will? After We´ll probably buy a new car. Subject+ Modal +Probably/Definitely+ Verb infinitive form Do probably and definitely come before or after won't? Before We definitely won´t buy a new car. Subject+definitely/probably+ Modal + Verb infinitive form Pronunciation: T: Where is the stress in the sentence? T: Demos S: Drill after the demo We definitely won´t buy a new car. S: stress the sentence. We might buy a new car. We may be invited but I'm not sure. You’ll probably cook something for dinner. She’ll definitely cook something for dinner. We´ll probably buy a new car. T. phrases good pronunciation and gives feedback.

Controlled practice (5-8 minutes) • To practice the TL in the context of: what do you think will happen in the future?

Instructions: Create the next sentences based on your predictions. People/ write letters People will probably write letters People probably won’t write letters People / spend less time at home People definitely won´t spend less time at home. People will definitely spend less time at home. Computer games /become/ more popular than transport Computer games might become more popular than transport. Computer games may become more popular than transport. Credit cards/ replace cash Credit cards probably won´t replace cash Credit cards will probably replace cash People/travel by train People will definitely travel by train People definitely won´t travel by train People /read books People might read books People may read books Computers/ teach people languages Computers will definitely teach people languages. Computers definitely won´t teach people languages

Freer practice (5-8 minutes) • To allow students to respond to text-based on lexis in a communicative task

• Instructions: Discuss with your partner the reasons why you had those predictions. • T demos one of the predictions. • Learners work in pairs and discuss (breakout rooms) T- nominates and asks 1 or 2 students about : -What were the reasons your peer gave you for the 4th sentence?

Feedback (5 minutes) • To provide learners with feedback on the completion of the task and language

• T conducts OCFB following up on the productive stage. • T writes on the screen samples of learners’ production and asks learners to identify correct and incorrect sentences and correct them if needed. • T conducts OCFB

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