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Plan your honeymoon
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students are learning about using (be going to) to make plans through a task-based approach by planning for a honeymoon with 500,000 pounds. This is followed by a pre-task which includes the language focus and another freer activity to practice making plans.


Abc Dina Dash's wedding picture

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of future plans

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of future in the context of planning your honeymoon


Warmer/Lead-in (3-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Smooth transition: "who is ready to play a game" procedures: 1. put the students in two teams to play jeopardy 2. Each team has to choose one card from one category out of four ( Movies - series - celebrities gossip - general knowledge) 3. Each card has a question and a number of points. If they answer the question in 10 seconds they will take the points 4. The team with the highest points wins ICQ 1. Are you working alone or in teams? ( Teams) 2. How much time do you have to answer the questions? ( 10 seconds) 3. Can you choose two categories? (No. one category)

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

Smooth transition: Since we are talking about movies and celebrities let me show you a picture. procedures: 1. Display the picture of Dina Dash's wedding (Build interest) 2. In groups, ask your students if they would like to have a luxurious wedding like Dina Dash or simply go on a honeymoon and why? (in 2 minutes) 3. content feedback. ICQ: 1. Are you working alone or together? 2. what are your choices? (a luxurious wedding or a honeymoon) 3. how much time do you have? (2 minutes) Smooth transition: let's get to know Dina Dash more 1. show them the video and stop in at 1:02 2. Ask the students (Do you think it's the end? what do you think IS GOING TO happen next?) 3. The students guess then watch the rest of the video to see if their guesses are correct or wrong

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Smooth transition: Congratulation, girls. Now you have the chance to plan your own. Procedures: 1. Put the students in two teams 2. Give them instructions to plan the perfect honeymoon ( location- duration- activities- accommodation) 3.Assign roles to each one in the team ( presenter - timer - delegate - note taker) P.s. one student may have more than one role. 4. They have 10 minutes and they will write their plans on the Jamboard assigned to them. ICQ 1. Are you working alone or together? (together) 2. what are you doing? (planning a honeymoon) 3. Do you have roles? (Yes) 4. How much time do you have? (10 minutes)

Planning (6-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to plan students' reports

Procedures: 1. Ask the delegate from each team to visit the other team's Jamboard to discuss the similarities and differences, suggest something better and report back to their teams 2. Ask the presenters to prepare and rehearsal their presentations and put their final touches

Report (6-8 minutes) • To allow students to report on how they did the task and how it went

Smooth transition: Now let's see who has made the best plan. procedures: 1. Each team present their plan in 3 minutes and the other team rate them from 1 star to 5 stars according to their performance, how they managed to spend the money and plan the activities.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

Smooth transition: remind me again what tense do we use to speak about the future plans. procedures: 1. the teacher highlights (be going to). 2. He starts with the meaning CCQ: Are we speaking in the past? (no) Are we arranging or taking a quick decision? ( Planning) In this case, can I use will? (No) 3. pronunciation (contraction and intonation) 4. the written form (subject + be + going to + infinitive) 5. The teacher gives them quick controlled practice through Kahoot to make sure they understand.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the task language

Smooth transition: Let's have one last activity, but this time with your kids. procedures: 1. Put students in a different group and let them discuss in 5 minutes whether they are going to agree on having the same vacation with their twin babies? if not, what are you going to change? ICQ 1. Are you working alone or in teams? (teams) 2. This time are you travelling with your husband alone? (No) 3. How much time do you have? (5 minutes) 2. content feedback

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