Yasser Yasser

Feelings Lesson
Intermediate level

Materials

Abc Crossword Activity
Abc PPT

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice in the context of Feelings

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

- The teacher divides the class into two teams. - The teacher tells the students that they will play a hangman game on two different words (feelings and emotions) and the team that guesses its word first is the winner. - The teacher then elicits positive and negative emotions from the students by showing them photos.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

- The teacher models and drills the vocabulary in (1) P.82.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through answering questions to fill in a crossword

- The teacher puts the students in pairs. - The teacher tells the students that they have to answer the questions to fill in the crosswords. - The teacher tells the students that the winner is the pair that fills in the crosswords first. - The teacher gives a whole-class feedback.

Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the form and pronunciation of the target language

- The teacher gives the students time to think of the different parts of speech of the words in the table (Ex.2 P.82).

Controlled Practice (7-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

- The teacher gives a time limit. - The students do a fill-in-the gaps exercise. - The students check the answers in pairs. - The teacher then gives a whole-class feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

- The students guess the meanings of some idioms (which describe emotions). - The students check the answers in pairs. - The students listen to check their answers. - The teacher gives a whole-class feedback.

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

- The teacher divides the class into 3 groups. - The teacher assigns 3 words (from the target language learned throughout the lesson) for each group and asks each group to come up with a short story using those words. - The teacher monitors the students and provides help if necessary. - Once the students are done, the teacher asks the students to tell their story to the whole class. - The teacher gives a whole class feedback.

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