Ryan Cook Ryan Cook

Upper Intermediate level


A lesson on functional language to provide clarification and practice of language used for agreeing and disagreeing politely


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of functional language used for agreeing and disagreeing politely.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening practice using a text about disagreeing politely


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

Play Hangman with Students. I disagree. I don't know about that. I see what you mean. You make a good point. Well I am still not convinced. https://www.hangmanwords.com/play/custom?g=SSUyMGRpc2FncmVlLiUwQUklMjBkb24ndCUyMGtub3clMjBhYm91dCUyMHRoYXQuJTBBSSUyMHNlZSUyMHdoYXQlMjB5b3UlMjBtZWFuLiUwQVlvdSUyMG1ha2UlMjBhJTIwZ29vZCUyMHBvaW50LiUwQVdlbGwlMjBJJTIwYW0lMjBzdGlsbCUyMG5vdCUyMGNvbnZpbmNlZC4= Ask question at end... "What do you think the lesson will be about today?

Text-Work (6-8 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

T will ask Ss to listen to a set of conversations that use the TL. Ss will listen to the audio. This audio is 2:30 minutes long. T put students into BORs to answer questions adapted from the coursebook. These questions are at:. https://forms.gle/qMqYgLSTKuL2wCrr9 T will give students 3 minutes. Ss will discuss answers as they answer them. T will go over Ss' answers. This will last for 2 minutes

Clarification (9-9 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T will take the key phrases for the TL and go over Meaning, Form, Pronunciation and Appropriacy of the selected items on Google Slides

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

T will give students an activity to fill in the blanks with the correct option (Fill in the choice). 3 min T will ask students to discuss their answers in breakout rooms. 2 min T will give feedback on the activity. 2 min https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uN38e0VuMgUcozXM5zAb2RznK07L3b5x0cteN8VfDgo/edit?usp=sharing

Free Practice (12-12 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T will give students 4 prompts on controversial issues and they will create two agreements or disagreements for or against each prompt. Ss will be directed to use target language. T will model first answer. Ss will share their answers and debate in small groups. T will ask students to share their sentences in an OCFB. 2 minutes

Feedback & Delayed Error Correction (3-4 minutes) • To provide learners with feedback on the completion of the task. To provide learners with correction on mistakes made during the lesson..
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