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Learn how to do a magic trick
Upperintermediate B2 level


The students will learn how to follow the instructions and do a magic trick, and then demonstrate it to a partner.


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Main Aims

  • Practice in reading and follow the instructions while doing a magic trick.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Improve speaking and extend vocabulary.


Warmer/ Lead-in (4-7 minutes) • To get students interested in the subject

Write magic trick on the WB. Ask students if they can remember any magic tricks , they have seen on TV or at magic shows.For example, am magician sawing a woman in half . Ask them Do you know David Copperfield? Show a video of him.

Exposure (5-6 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases.

Explain to the class that they are going to learn how do a magic trick , divide the class into two parts, distribute the handouts. And give unknown vocabulary.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Ask students to practice the trick in their groups by following the instructions on the worksheet and discussing the correct way to do.

Planning (6-8 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to plan student's reports

They try to demonstrate the trick successfully.

Report (7-10 minutes) • To allow students to report on how they did the task and how it went.

Make the students sit together from one student A and one student B. They will try to guess how the other student did the trick.When students have finished trying to explain, ask them to tell their partners to show the other student how it works.

Language Analysis (6-8 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the task language.

Show a videoclip about the first trick.

Language Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with practice of the language task.

Give a handout to put the instructions in the correct order, and stick the answer on the wall

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