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Describing weather
Pre-intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a describing situations or experiences in the context of weather.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of weather lexis in the context of weather conditions.


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

-T will project a meme implicitly explaining a water condition. -T will start the game this or that (weather edition).

Exposure (9-12 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Match the pictures with the concepts -Watch the video "severe weather" -Watch the video a second time but with subtitles

Clarification (3-5 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

Present weather conditions with the definitions. Elicit student to read and then, clarify any doubt.

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Student will name weather conditions and then decribing them by using adjectives: rain-it's rainy. Hot: sunny, humid, warm, dry Rain: rainy, cloudy, windy, cold, thunder, lightning Snow: cold, icy, freezing, foggy, cloudy or windy

Freer Practice (15-20 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Play the board game whater and seasons -Discuss weather related questions (picture attached)

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