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Writing- Online Review
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will develop their writing skills by using sequencers in the context of online reviews


Abc Jamboard Presentation

Main Aims

  • To provide writing practice in the context of online reviews

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice reading for specific information


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

T gives a link to Jamboard with words and pictures Teacher displays pictures with different objects and asks students to identify the object and the adjectives that are mentioned in an audio Learners work in pairs discussing the question provided T conducts OCFB and writes learners’ ideas on the board.

Exposure (8-10 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

T shows three different reviews to students Ss read the reviews and get familiarized with the sequence of ideas T asks learners to identify useful phrases for expressing a positive or negative opinion Peer checking OCFB

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

Ss analyzed MFP through guided discovery exercises - It would be perfect for... Meaning: I think this is the best option for... Grammar breakdown: Subject+ modal + verb be + adjective+ preposition Pronunciation: ɪt wʊd biː ˈpɜːfɪkt fɔː - If I ever go back, that is! Meaning: It is very unlikely that we visit this place again grammar breakdown: If+subject+ ever +phrasal verb + determiner + verb be Pronunciation: ɪf aɪ ˈɛvə gəʊ bæk, ðæt ɪz - It is not really suitable for... Meaning: I don't think it is very acceptable or convenient Grammar breakdown: Subject+aux+not+ modifier + complement Pronunciation: ɪt ɪz nɑt ˈrɪli ˈsutəbəl fɔr - I couldn't be happier with... Meaning: I am really satisfied with something or someone Grammar breakdown: Subject + modal + not + be + comparative adjective + preposition Pronunciation: aɪ ˈkʊdənt bi ˈhæpiər wɪð CCQ's: Do I have a positive or negative opinion? (positive) Would I talk to others about it? Students identify target language meaning in a matching pairs activity Pair-checking. Answer key is shown to students Ss check the form of the word identifying form matching the target language with its grammatical breakdown Pronunciation practice, ss check phonemes and silent letters Choral drill OCFB

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

Ss will have to write their own online review choosing one of the topics from the list provided. T will encourage them to use the language they analyzed in the previous stage. Ss exchange their reviews and check the accuracy and the language used OCFB

Feedback and Error Correction (8-10 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

Teacher ask learners to correct the mistakes in the sentences given

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