Fabiana Gonzalez Garcia Fabiana Gonzalez Garcia

Advanced C1 level


This is a lesson to provide ss opportunities to develop their writing skills.


Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of writing for and against essay (at least 50 words)

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of transition words in the context of early morning work out vs late at night workout.


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

Ss will look at an image of Dwayne Johnson I will ask my Ss At what time does Dwayne usually work out? Then they will to discuss the following questions: At what time does Dwayne usually work out? Do you think he is doing the right thing? Would he benefit more if he did his workout late at night?

Exposure (12-15 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

I will expose Ss to the task by showing them my own essay. I will help ss identify the different sections by reviewing my essay all together. How is an essay organized? Organize you essay Paragraph 1—Introduction Paragraph 2—arguments for the subject Paragraph 3__arguments against the subject Paragraph 4— conclusion Paragraph 1: Topic sentence, it’s the first sentence in the paragraph. States your opinion clearly. Paragraph 2 and 3: Supporting sentences: explain and develop the topic sentence, discuss two reasons, examples, facts, to prove your ideas are true. Make your ideas sound more logical. Paragraph 4: Concluding sentence: Signals the end of the paragraph. Tells the reader the important point to remember Offers a paraphrase of the topic sentence. Top topic sentence and this sentence are closely related. You can see that the concluding sentence is linked to the concluding sentence is linked to the topic and supporting sentences. To highlight and clarify useful language for the cpoming productive task I wii: I will clarify MFP of the TL by eliciting and modeling the MFP of the TL by asking CCQs I will clarify the MFPA of transition words by using CCqs: How often do we use this word? Where in the sentence? Does it help the reader understand the purpose of the next thought? Does it indicate an important difference or contrast? yes Does it add information? Yes I will share hand outs

Productive Task(s) (12-12 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ss will be writing their own essay using the structure and related language discussed in the previous stage.

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

I will provide ss with a checklist so that they can read read apeer's essay and so that they can give each other fedback after using the checklist. back to BOR They will be displaying their essay on their screen so that their peer can give them feed back using the checklist provided.

Web site designed by: Nikue