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TP6 Functional Language * Rosario Enríquez
Pre-intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of language used for invitations and arrangements in the context of meeting friends

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide an opportunity to practise how to buy thinking time


Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows presents students with two weekly planners and tells them to read them. Then she asks if they could guess who they belong to and why. T will tell them to share their impressions with another S in the chatbox. (2') One will be from the teacher's diary and the other will be Kate MIddleton's. It does not matter if Ss can't guess at this stage. Some Ss may give their opinions. (1')

Exposure (3-4 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through an audio

T tells Ss that they will listen to a short conversation between two friends. They will have to find out when Annie and Rachel can and when they cannot get together. (2') Brief OCFB. (1')

Highlighting (4-6 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Ss will be given the phrases the speakers used to make invitations and arrangements and they will be asked to classify them INVITING / RESPONDING TO AN INVITATION. (3') OCFB.

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

T will focus on MPF of the target language through a presentation. (See analysis and CCQs below).

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Ss will do activity 2 in which they have to unjumble sentences. Brief OCFB.

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

T will tell Ss that she and Kate Middleton (the owners of the weekly planners at the beginning of the lesson) want to get together on Zoom, as they regularly do. So they will work in pairs and pretend to be Rosario and Kate. Using the diaries and the target language, the will have to arrange the Zoom session. (4') Then they'll change partners and repeat the activity. (4')

Delayed error correction (4-5 minutes) • To provide delayed error correction

T will focus on some mistakes and good language.

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