Nada Osama Fouad Nada Osama Fouad

Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will learn how to differentiate between using (will) and (going to) while making offers and instant decisions.


Abc Handouts
Abc Listening audio
Abc White Board
Abc Cutting Edge Intermediage (Page 73)
Abc Cutting Edge Intermediate Workbook (Page 53)
Abc Cards

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of (will/going to) in the context of making offers and instant decisions.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide specific information listening task about (will/going to) in the context of making offers and instant decisions.


Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To generate interest in the context of target language.

- T starts the lesson by holding HO1 and saying: "Now I want you to look at these two pictures - there are two people in each one - try to guess the relationship between them and the problem in each picture - you can work in pairs - you have 2 minutes". - T distributes HO1. - Ss finish guessing. - T asks around two Ss about their opinion. - T plays the audios and says: "Now we will listen and check". - Ss listen and check their answers. - T elicits the answers after each audio with Ss in O/C feedback.

Pre-teach vocabulary (5-7 minutes) • To enable Ss to complete the listening task without blocking vocabulary.

- T puts "pick up" and "give someone a lift" in two contexts for Ss to guess the meaning. - T checks understanding throughout CCQs. - T elicits from Ss on board "form" and "pronunciation" with full clarification.

Listening Task (specific) (5-7 minutes) • To expose Ss to target language.

- T holds HO2 and asks Ss to listen to the audio and fill out the gaps in the sentences individually. - T plays audios. - Ss finish the task. - T asks Ss to check answers with their pairs. - Ss check answers in pairs. - T nominates 4 Ss for O/C feedback.

Language Clarification (5-7 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of target language.

- T holds HO3 and guides Ss while answering the guided discovery tasks. - Ss finish the tasks. - T elicits answers from Ss and clarifies on board the meaning / form / pronunciation of will with drilling the contracted form (I'll) orally, in small groups and individually. - T distributes HO4 for all grammatical clarification.

Controlled Practice (7-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with controlled practice of target language in order to encourage accuracy.

- T holds HO5 and says: "Now you'll write full answers using (I'll) for offering and adding any necessary extra words" + Demo the task. - T distributes HO5. - Ss finish the task. - T asks Ss to check answers in pairs. - Ss check in pairs. - T asks Ss by their name to answer for O/C feedback. - T distributes the answer key.

Freer Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide Ss with freer practice of the target language in a more authentic xontext and promote fluency.

- T make Ss in small groups and distributes 10 cards with problems on each group. - T asks the Ss to keep all cards folded and in each group, each student will unfold the card, read the problem and provide a decision or offer using "I'll". - T demos the task with Ss. - Ss finish the task. - T monitors any language errors and provides guidance.

Content/Language Feedback (3-5 minutes) • To provide Ss with some error correction and feedback on their output.

- T nominates 5 or 6 Ss for content feedback and asks Ss if the decisions were reasonable? - T writes on board all language errors and elicits correction from Ss for language feedback.

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