Teaching Practice 1
upper Intermediate level
VOCABULARY : To review and practice common verb\preposition collocations ( cope with, apologise for)
To give sts practice in speaking for fluency.
Procedure (32-48 minutes)
Get students to look at the highlighted words in text and elicit from students they are verbs. Check with students if there are any verbs they do not know e.g. cope\ insist\ provide
Do number 1 as an example WC on the WB so students are clear what the lesson is about and what to do. In pairs students now complete ex. 4 and find the correct prepositions. To check their answers give students an answer key. Let them check then WC clarify with students a few anomalies
In pairs students complete the questions with the correct form of the verbs and the correct prepositions. Do number 1 and 2 as an example WC. Elicit The answers from students then get them to do the task. Check the answers in WC FB
Mix the sts up so they are working with someone different or get them to mingle. They now ask and answer the questions. Get some FB, ask some students what they found out.
Give out cards to students ( 2 or 3) and get them to write a preposition on each. On the board draw a grid and number the squares 1-9. Divide sts into 2 teams. A team chooses a number and then write a verb in the square e.g apologise. If they have a prep they can use with apologise they make a sentence and get a point.