Andrea Garcia Andrea Garcia

TP 3
Pre-intermediate level


Students will learn, practice, and produce adverbs of manner in the context of first impression in a holiday experience.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of adverbs of manner in the context of impressions of a place

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice of adverbs of manner in the context of describing a place and the people
  • To provide scan reading practice using a text about adverbs of manner in the context of impressions of a city
  • To provide product writing practice of a e-mail in the context of holiday experiences.


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

-Students will look at pictures portraying how locals from their county may speak, offer help and walk, in order to elicit students to describe the actions using adverbs of manner. -Open class discussion.

Exposure (3-5 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

- The Teacher will give a quick review about the difference between adjectives and adverbs to refresh students knowledge. - Students will read a short text and will highlight the adverbs of manner that they will learn and practice.

Clarification (12-15 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

The Teacher will explain MFP. -The Teacher will elicit students to mention the purpose of adverbs of manner and the meaning through sentences. -Students will observe how the form of an adverb is from an adjective. -The teacher will perform choral and individual drilling. -The teacher will show the sentence patterns that include adverbs of manner and will elicit examples from students.

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

Students will answer the Google Forms activity. The task contains 3 sections: -Controlled tasks (1) checks meaning and understanding between adverb and adjective (2) checks form of adverbs of manner -Semi controlled communication task (3) students complete questions, using the correct form of the adverb, and ask their partners to answer the questions Teacher conducts open class feedback.

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

-In groups, students will write an email to a friend about a recent memory or holiday experience, and they will have to include at least four adverbs of manner. -Each group will present their story. Teacher will elicit students to check each group's story, so students put further into practice their knowledge of adverbs of manner.

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