Frida Gallardo Frida Gallardo

Writing+Present continuous
Pre-intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a short paragraph using present continuous in the context of technology emphasized on videogames and apps

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking and lexis building practice.


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

Teacher wil play the game two truths and a lie about techonology (apps and video games), then have the student to write his own two truths and a lie, and have someone to guess the lie.

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T will project the question "how does technology help us?" attached with some pictures related to some benefits that technology bring. Students will look at the pictures and describe them.

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

T will show the next slide with the descriptions from each picture, then, T will ask students to brainstorm more benefits from technology. Students will list, at least 5 more benefits.

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

-T will tell student that he is going to write a short paragraph about technology, then, proceeds to demonstrate. -T will monitor student while he performs the task.

Feedback and Error Correction (10-15 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Once student finishes writing the text, he will read out loud what the wrote, then T will check and mark with a symbology table, then student will self analyze any grammar or syntax mistakes.

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