Chris Judd Chris Judd

TP5 - Speaking
Upper-intermediate level


Students talk about their feelings


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a about different feelings in the context of and things that make them feel that way

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask Ss to think of titles of films (movies) that make them feel one of the emotions on the slide. T writes on the slide film titles provided by the Ss and asks them for brief reasons for/scenes that made them feel that way.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T shows a slide with questions (a - h) and explains we will listen to 10 people answering the questions. Instructs Ss to match each person with the question they answer.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

T presents some useful language for Ss to use in the speaking activity to come. T encourages questions about meaning and elcits an example of each expression from nominated Ss.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

T asks Ss to discuss the questions from the listening activity in the exposure section above. T places learners into BOR groups of 2 or 3 and asks them to discuss 2 of the questions in as much detail as possible. After 6 minutes groups are reformed and learners repeat the activity with 2 different questions.

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

T highlights some good examples of language used by nominating individual Ss. T then runs through around 5 examples of language use that was incorrect and elicits solutions to the problems from other Ss.

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