work, vocabulary
pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn some vocabulary through guided discovery based on a reading text about work and companies. The lesson starts with a reading text which has TL vocabulary and students highlight them. this is followed by clarification of the TL ( MFP) through elicitation. Finally, there is some guided practice through matching and gap filling and freer practice via final discussion speaking activity.


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Abc Student Book Speak out Pre-intermediate L.3.1 Free in NYC
Abc pictures to clarify the blocking vocabulary and to help visual learning
Abc Listening Recording

Main Aims

  • By the end of lesson, Students will have the opportunity to practice some vocabulary in the context of work and companies

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a discussion in the context of work and companies


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

Show SS a picture and let them discuss it with the T and other students. Where you think they are. What are they doing? what sort of a company is it?

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

- T will start by presenting a reading text and ask ss to read it - Ss will be asked to suggest a title for this text

Highlighting (3-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- Ss will be asked to underline companies -related words ( related to work) in groups - T will show SS the underlined words

Clarification (11-13 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

- T will discuss with SS the TL of the lesson - SS will first try to guess the meaning using the definition and the picture. - T will try to elicit the word - T will clarify ( MFP) through CCQs and drilling and displaying - SS will listen to the vocabulary

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

- Ss will work individually first on matching questions - ICQs will be used for clear instruction - they will be in groups to check their answers with peers - T will provide feedback and error correction

Semi-Controlled Practice (6-8 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- SS will work in pairs to fill in the gaps without choices - SS will use their memory to fill in the gaps using the words learned - T will provide feedback and mention some errors - T will focus on the register - ICQs will be used if needed

Free Practice (7-9 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

- Ss will work in groups to discuss their work - Ss will use the words in their discussion - T will give some guiding words - T will provide feedback and highlight some errors

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