Mustafa Elshamy Mustafa Elshamy

Education (speaking)
English A level


In this lesson, the students will get the chance to speak about education in English schools and their educational experience in general.


Abc Handout

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of education/educational experience.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of education words in the context of educational experiences.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. Read the sentences in the box. 2. In pairs, use the sentences in the box to speak about a school you went to when you were young. 3. Would you send your children to the same school? Why or why not? 3. Share your ideas with the class.

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

1. In pairs, think about the stages of the school system in your country. 2. Draw a chart of the school stages. 4. Share your chart with the class and tell us which stage you find most challenging.

Useful Language (5-8 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

1. In pairs, write down the stages of school. 2. Make a list of the subjects you have studied at school. 3. Share the words with the class.

Productive Task(s) (10-15 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1. Read the disciplinary measures in the box. 2. In pairs, discuss how to discipline students. 3. Write down five ways to discipline students. 4. Speak about the five ways and why you think they are effective.

Feedback and Error Correction (5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

At this stage I'll provide feedback on fluency.

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