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Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson students will be introduced the present progressive for the future in the context holiday plans (Listening Track R7.1 from Face2face Pre-intermediate Student's Book). They will receive controlled and semi-controlled exercises to practice the present progressive for the future. They will also practice listening for specific information.


Abc Listening Track R7.1

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, Ss will be able to use present progressive for the future (affirmative, negative and questions forms)

Subsidiary Aims

  • For Ss to become more able at listening for specific information.


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

T relates the lesson with the previous one asking questions "Do you want to visit any of these places that you have read in the previous lesson during your holiday? Maybe you should start planning your holiday. When we make a holiday plan what do we need to do ? What kind of arrangements/preparations do we need to do ? By these questions T also leads in the students to the listening track and also tries to elicit the expressions 'book a holiday/flight/hotel'.

Exposure (7-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T gives Ss sentences from listening track (R7.1) T gives Ss a minute to go over the sentences. T plays the recording and Ss decide whether the sentences are true or false. SS check their answers in pairs

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

The true& false sentences from the listening track are already on the WB. T makes Ss aware of the tense and the structure of the language.

Clarification (7-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T uses CCQ to clarify the meaning of the present contionous for the future (please look at language analysis page). Highlights the negative and question form of TL. Drills TL.

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

T gives Ss the HO -T's holiday plan for Eid Al-Fitr (Şeker Bayramı)- and asks them to fill in the blanks individually. After they finish T asks Ss to check their answers with their peers. T takes the feedback as WC.

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

T asks Ss to write their own Eid Al-Fitr (Şeker Bayramı) plans. When the Ss finish T asks Ss to stand up mingle and asks their classmates about their Şeker Bayramı plans.

Error Correction (2-4 minutes) • To correct Ss most common errors and clarify the TL further

T corrects the errors of the students based on her notes taken during monitoring.

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