Eddy Salgado Eddy Salgado

The best summer of my life
A2 level


Business Administration students


Main Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of summer destination vacation

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about India summer destination in the context of travel vacation


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

T. asks question: Where could you spend your best summer vacation? Ss decide on one option Ss think a moment and then say why T. shares link to puzzle to introduce the topic.

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

Ss do the puzzle activity and take ten minutes to answer the questions T. pronounces the questions and elicit some possible answers Ss practice pronunciation

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

T. classify useful vocabulary to help students cope with task Ss suggest ideas for useful language

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

Ss watch a video about summer destinations in India Ss prepare answers: choose one place to visit and why T. monitors activity T. provides feedback Ss presents their ideas

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

T conducts DEC Ss do: Language to praise Language to Correct Language to reformulate

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