Azza Azza

Intermediate level


In this lesson, students learn how to future clauses( if, when, unless, as soon as, before) and how to use them in their conversation.


Abc HO1 HO2

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of Future clauses in the context of success

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of success


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

I will share my plans with students. I will ask them to speak about their plans in pairs.

Pre teach vocabulary (2-3 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

I will teach three main vocabulary ( plumber- resign - run a hotel) 1- plumber(n) (picture): a person who repairs water pipes, toilets show students a picture of a plumber and ask them who he is, What does he do? I will elicit the meaning and the form. Regarding the pronunciation, they would mispronounce it. Highlight that b is silent—model and drill in a sentence. CCQs: 1. Does a plumber fix water pipes? (yes) 2. When was the last time you need a plumber? 2- resign(v) :ask students to guess. If you don't like your job, you must .......... CCQs: 1-Are you forced to leave the job? (no) 2-Is it your own decision? (yes) 3- Run (a hotel) (exemplification) (v): My father is a hotel manager. He runs the hotel. when you run a hotel: 1-Are you working as an employee there? (no) 2-Do you have a supervisor? (no)

Reading task (3-5 minutes) • to expose students to the TL

- Introduce the first handout as: 1. Those people have made career shifts. First, read the texts attached to the pictures. 2. Second, match the quotes to the person/people who said them. ICQs: Are you reading or matching first? reading What are you matching? (quotes to who said it) - Pair check. - While they are checking their answers, I will those quotes on board.

language clarification (5-7 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

As I wrote the quotes on the board, I will ask students some questions to elicit the rule and meaning itself from them. - Where are the conjunctions? ( when, if, as soon as, before, after) - Which tense follows the conjunction? ( present simple) - Which meaning do these conjunctions give? ( future) Highlight the pronunciation and stress. Ask students to drill a sentence.

Controlled practice (5-7 minutes) • to provide the Ss with controlled practice of the target language in order to encourage accuracy

Ask students to complete the sentences to make them true for themselves. Demo the instructions After they finish, students check their answers in groups.

Freer practice (5-7 minutes) • to provide the Ss with freer practice of the target language in a more authentic context and promote fluency

- Switch pairs by giving them different letters A, B and C. - Ask each letter to sit together. ( I will check who is a, b,c) - They will discuss their sentences in a conversation. - I will demo the activity first with a student. ICQs: What are you talking about? ( Our sentences) How many sentences? (6) Ask students what they figured out. Open class feedback

Content Feedback (1-2 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language.

Check students' grammatical and structural errors.

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