Letitia Letitia

TP 6
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn functional language for making phone calls in both informal and formal situations. They will learn key vocabulary and conversational phrases to allow them the ability to speak fluently while discussing the skills required to make phone calls. Students will also be given speaking practice in order to improve their ability to use functional phrases to have informal and formal conversations while on the phone.


Abc Breakout Rooms

Main Aims

  • To provide an introduction to, clarification of, and practice with functional language used for making phone calls in the context of informal and formal conversations.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in phone conversations in the context of informal and formal situations.
  • To provide practice of functional phrases in the context of making informal and formal phone calls.


Lead-in (Slide 1) (1-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. Teacher intro's lesson and asks student volunteer to read questions. 2. Students think of/write down responses. 3. Teacher puts students into pairs via breakout rooms. 4. Students discuss topic questions.

Exposure (Slide 2) (1-3 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

1. Teacher elicits responses from lead-in activity from students via OCFB. 2. Teacher lists responses under group headings of slide for students. 3. Teacher uses responses to transition to next slide.

Listening Task (Slide 3) (5-6 minutes) • To introduce new language in context for the lesson

1. Teacher intro's YouTube video and instructs students to watch once. 2. Teacher asks basic CCQ's about overall video. (the messages, the characters, etc.) 3. Teacher presents activity and plays video second time. 4. Students work together on Jamboard to complete activity. 5. Teacher provides answers via OCFB.

Clarification (Slide 4) (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

1.Students will identify which phrases match list of meanings. 2. Teacher will have one student read informal phrases aloud. 3. Teach will model one example. 4. Teacher will have one student read formal phrases aloud 5. Teach will model one example. 6. Teacher will highlight appropriacy (informal vs. formal). 7. Teacher choral drill 3-4 phrases from each list for pronunciation.

Controlled Practice (Slide 5) (6-8 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

1. Teacher will instruct students to complete fill-in individually. (1.5 mins) 2. Students will then go into break out rooms to discuss their answers. (3 mins). 2. Students will then watch video a third time to check answers. (2.5 mins) 3. Teacher will provide answers via OCFB. (1 min)

Free Practice (Slide 6) (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1. Teach will give instructions to students. Teacher will model an example of greeting. 2. Students will work in pairs via breakout rooms to create dialogue. (6 mins) 3. Students will share chats via OCFB. (4 mins)

Delayed Error Correction (Slide 7) (1-5 minutes) • To provide students with examples of language errors with corrective feedback.

1. Teacher will intro errors collected during lesson. 2. Students will identify error and self-correct via OCFB.

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