Vladimir Budkov Vladimir Budkov

Copy of Teaching practice 3
intermediate +B1 level


in this lesson , students will learn how to describe objects they don't know the name of and use vague language to describe things


Abc English unlimited -student book -intermediate
Abc English unlimited -student book -intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of describing objects that S.s don't know the name of and to use vague language in their conversation

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about describing objects that S.s don't know names of it in the context of strange objects
  • to provide clarification and practice of language to describe stuff they don't know in the context of using vague language


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

after saying hello i will transpose the describing process as i will bring a box or bag including realia and i will play like a guess game with them . so i will describe the realia inside it and they tell me the name of it . once it done and they involved in the lesson , i will start with exercise 1

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

after finishing exercise 1 as they will discuss in groups and find out what are these objects in the photos and what it might be used for ,i will get the F.B & ask S.s to listen for main idea , after that i will ask them find answers for questions found in Ex.2 as they will answer it with a different interaction pattern , and different students in groups .

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

in Ex . 3a students will listen for details as i will play the record again and I will stop after each conversation and make S.s work in pairs so they discuss the similarities and differences and i will not go through the answers at this stage .. i will move to exercise 3.b now and ask them to check their ideas on the conversations on the study page . about Ex.4 S.s learnt this in the previous class, So I will make a quick checking in pairs for the answers and give them feedback about this exercise immediately

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

after finishing the exposure and the clarifying the language used in the lesson . now it's time for students to describe something and use the language used in this lesson , So. i will ask students to prepare a description about what they want to speak . I will make them into groups and give them small pieces of papers including descriptions for objects that i will put on the board . S.s will start to think together and go to the whiteboard to put descriptions to its objects

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

while they are doing this exercise and this rapport game , i will take notes about good ideas they made and incorrect language they used and i will make a remedial feedback with it

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