Byron Rodriguez Byron Rodriguez

Byron TP #3 Lexis
Pre-Intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To practice and revise collocations on daily routines.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Exposure to some of the most common collocations.


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

T shares the following with Ss: My favorite part of the day is the morning. Why? Because I love starting my day early and think about all the things I can do. T asks Ss: What time of the day do you like best? Why? T tells Ss to discuss this in small groups in BORs T pulls Ss from BOR and asks: What was your partners answer? This will be done as a group activity.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T Shows images next to a phrases that relates to the images and has Ss select which collocation fits best: T give the first answer as an example. Match the description to the correct collocation: A. You fall asleep B. You wake up C. You have a shower D. You set your alarm 1. (Image of person setting an alarm): "I want to start my day at 6:00 AM" Answer: D. You set your alarm 2. (Image of someone falling asleep): "It is late and I'm tired" Answer: A. You fall asleep 3. (Image of someone showering): "You need to change your clothes but first __" Answer: C. You have a Shower 4. (Image of someone waking up): Hey! It is 6:00 AM now, It is time __ Answer: B. You wake up T asks Ss to answer the questions individually, you have 2 min. T tells Ss to review their answers in groups in BOR

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

Using the same Images connected with the correct collocations to review meaning. T will give a quick recap on the meaning and use of these collocation with true or false questions: You fall asleep: going to sleep. T You have a shower: take a shower. T You set your alarm: prepare your alarm to sound at the time you want. T you wake up: when you finish sleeping and open you eyes. T Form Using the same structure T will ask Ss if these are verbs using true or false questions: Are all of these collocations verbs? True or false? Why? Pronunciation: T will demonstrate how these collocations will sound when said normally. You fall asleep (you fallasleep) You wake up (you wakeup)

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

T tells Ss to complete the sentences using the collocations used before: You have a shower You fall asleep You wake up You set your alarm I started working nights two months ago, and it’s a big change to my routine. Sometimes I’m so tired that I (1)_____ at work if there’s nothing to do. I finish work at 5.30 a.m., go home, and (2) ____~ it’s quite dirty work - and (3) ____at about 7a.m. I don’t need to (4)__turn on the lights__ - it’s light outside by then. I don’t (5) __Get out of bed__ either, because I usually (6)____ at around 1.30p.m. because of the noise of the school children playing outside. T asks Ss to work individually for 4 - 5 minutes T has Ss compare their answers in small groups in BORs for 3 min. T pulls Ss back to go over the answer by going one by one and asking Ss if we can agree on this answer.

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

T asks Ss: What time do you usually do these things? I usually fall asleep around 11:00 PM but sometime I like to fall asleep early like at 8:00 PM. Answer this question in groups in BORs, you have 4 min min. T pulls Ss back and asks for what they talked about in BORs and look for correctables. End of lesson.

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