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TP 4
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn new vocabulary through the context of Tv programmes, Tv verbs and Tv equipments. Theacher leads with a chat about TV programmes and students start discussing about which TV programmes they like the most. Then they do matching exercise where they match the new vocabulary with their definitions. After that, as a CCQ activity, students put the TL into three groups. This is followed by a controlled speaking activity that students ask their partners 4 questions, and while answering these questions they use the TL Finally there is another controlled speaking activity, a little quiz that students do it with their partners and when they finish they check their answers to find out if they are telly addicts. T asks WC their results to find out who is the biggest telly addict in the class.


Main Aims

  • To provide new vocabulary through the context of Tv programmes, Tv equipments and TV verbs.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy while using the TL and also practicing fluency.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context about TV programmes, equipments and verbs.

T sets the context when she enters the class by talking about which TV programmes they like to watch. Students start talking and then on the WB she writes "TV programmes" "TV verbs" and "TV equipments" she asks if they can give any examples, elicits their answers and asks them to do ex. 1.

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

In ex.1 students start practicing on the TL as they put the TL into 3 different groups. T gives a WC FB on the projection(also gives them an answer sheet with definitions of the TL). She asks students CCQs such as "can you give me an example for game shows?". After each word she does drilling in order to make sure they all know meaning, form and pronunciation of the TL.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice the TL and productive skills(speaking)

Ss do ex. 2, they work in groups of 3-4 ask each other four questions about their TV habits using the TL. T gives a WC FB, asks each group what their answers are. If Ss do any pronunciation mistakes T corrects them.

Pop Quiz (10-15 minutes) • To provide a fun TL activity and teaching the phrase "telly addict" and "addiction"

T asks if they know the word "addiction" and elicits their answers, shows that addiction is the noun form and people who are addicted(adjective) to something are called addict(noun. Then asks them what might "a telly addict"mean and elicits their answers once again. After making sure everyone understand the concept she gives them the quiz. Ss do the quiz on their own at first and when they finish they do it with the person sitting next to them and ticks or crosses the columns regarding to their answers. When they finish T shows them the results on the projection and the one who has ticked the most columns is announced as the biggest telly addict of the class.

Language Analysis and error correction (4-5 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language

T goes through the common mistakes student made, corrects them on the WB and do a bit more pronunciation practice if she still has time.

Extra speaking practice (5-10 minutes) • practicing TL and fluency

If there is still time after they finish all the activities T asks them to talk with each other if they were TV stars who they would like to be & why and in which movies they would like to take a role & why.

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