Parrys Parrys

Teaching Practice 8
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will practice the use of causative verbs in the context of a passage. At the end of this lesson, they will understand the difference between have and get and how to use these causative words in a sentence.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice on the use of causative verbs with "have" and "get" in the context of a passage.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide adequate practice and understanding of the verbs


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. T nominates student to read questions on the slide. 2. As a group, students discuss questions based on the pictures. (2 minutes) -Do you work in an office like either of these? -Which office do you think would allow for more creativity?

Exposure (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. INSTRUCTIONS: You have 6 minutes to silently read the passage. There might be words you don't understand, but continue reading all the way to the end. 2. In BORs, students discuss the approach companies take to boost creativity. -communal lunches -get their car washed, -get your hair cut 3. Nominate 2 students to tell what was discussed in BORs 4. T points the target language: get and have

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1. On slides, T begins lesson of form, eliciting students. 2. if they can get . . . -get + person + infinitive neutral present 3. they have their -have + person + verb neutral present

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

1. INSTRUCTIONS: Individually, rewrite the underlined part of the sentence using the bolded word. (6 minutes) -Students work individually to complete the task on the slide. 2. IN BORs, students share answers. (2 minutes) 3. OCFB, nominate students to give the answers (3 minutes)

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

1. In BORs allow students to discuss things they using have and get for this weekend or last weekend. Provide examples: This weekend, I am getting my car serviced. 2. OCFB, nominate students to share what they spoke about in BORs.

DEC (1-2 minutes) • To provide delayed error correction heard throughout lesson

1. T puts any errors heard throughout lesson on the screen 2. Students will lead in making corrections

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