shadi shadi

Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson student learn about time adverbials. The lesson starts with a review of what they already know and then tell what they're going to learn, followed by three controlled practices and finally a group discussion.


Main Aims

  • To provide review of time adverbial in the context of Autograph Hunters

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice speaking for fluency


lead-in (5 minutes) • to set lesson context and engage students

T wil tell students what they will learn by reviewing what they already know about TL. Write 'Time Adverbial' on the board and then ask SS what they know about them, make examples with them and also ask them about position of a time language in a sentence.

Language focus : 2nd Reading to underline TL (15-20 minutes) • To provide context for TL and draw SS' attention to it

T asks the SS to underline any time adverbial they found in the reading text they've just read. SS do it in pairs. and then ask WC about meaning of each and what it describes, also asks for synonyms and antonyms among them and their position in the sentence. WC FB integrated Language Analysis-meaning,form and pronunciation

Controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • Clarify the meaning of TL

T asks SS to do Vocabulary-excercise 1 (Gap-fill), individually and then asks for PW and then check WC.

controlled Practice (5-7 minutes) • More meaningful practice

T asks SS to do exercise 3 on p11 (chose the right answer) first individually and then to check the answers in pairs and then asks WC.

Semi controlled practice (Speaking) (15 minutes) • To provide SS with the free practices of TL

T will ask SS to sit in groups of 3 and talk about their favorite movie, using the TL (at the begging of...later on...finally...). while SS speaking, T will monitor.

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