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Grammar : Infinitive of purpose
Pre-intermediate B2 level


In this lesson, students learn about reading for understanding through a text. They will use a productive skill (speaking ) to talk about the stress in their life and jobs. The lesson will start with a discussion about stressful jobs. They will read for gist and understand . At the end , they will write about the stress in their jobs.


Abc What did you like to have ? Talk about these old inventions
Abc Ex: 1
Abc Ex:3
Abc Audio CD ,Track 2.41
Abc Gist reading (Audio CD track 2.40 ,2.41)
Abc Read ,and write then underline
Abc Ex:2

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice that leads to infintive of purpose

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about Things wanted in the context of old inventions


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

I will ask Ss ( When you were 15 what invention would you like to have ? Why ) I will give them 1 minute to think then elicit their answers and write them on the board . I show them some old inventions and ask them which one would you like to have if you were at that time . Ss work in pairs then I discuss them .

Gist listening (5-8 minutes) • To provide Ss with less challenge gist listening

T will ask Ss to find answer for the questions ( What did Susan want when she was young? What did Katy want when she was young ?) Ss listen for one time then T elicits the answers .

Listening for details 2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with listening for details about Susan's and Katy's old desires

T gives Ss some incomplete sentences about Susan and Katy . T tells them to listen and write what is missing about each woman . T asks Ss to check in pairs after listening . T provides them with the feedback.

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

T hangs four sheets on walls of the class . T eill divide Ss into 4 groups and asks them to choose one of them to go to the sheet and read a sentence come back to write it in a blank sheet.,one by one .The winner who finishes first . T asks gives students the original text to check and ask then to underline "to + verb "in each sentence , T writes the underlined words on the board " form " then ask Ss to repeat them " pronuncition ".

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

T tells Ss that they are going to answer exercise 1 individually . T checks: Are you going to work in pairs or alone? Alone . Ss check in pairs . T provides feedback on the WB.

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

T divides Ss into four groups . T provides Ss with sheets about Grammar "infinitive of purpose ". Each group works together and answer ex 2 . T gives feedback by eliciting the correct answer .

Free Practice (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language (write about their interests related to the grammar

T Gives them the words asks them to write about each word why they like to have it . Ss work individually ,then chek in pairs ,and t asks each pair to swap their papers . T discusses each s about his parrtner's answer.

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