Maha Ferjani Maha Ferjani

Vocabulary - Speaking
Intermediate level


Abc answer keys
Abc hand outs . power point

Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson ss will have practice verb noun collocations in the context of holidays

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of holidays


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

T shows ss different pictures of people on holiday. T asks:' What can you see? Where are the people? What are they doing? When do we go on holiday? Is it winter holiday? Do you like to go on holiday? T tells students to work in pairs and discuss: 'What is the best season to go on holiday? why?'

Test #1 (8-10 minutes) • To gauge students' prior knowledge of the target language

T tells the ss that they will work on some vocabulary related to holidays. Ss are going to circle the correct verb. T demo the first two verbs then ss complete individually, then check in pairs.

Teach (15-20 minutes) • To clarify areas of the target language where students had difficulty in the first test stage

T elicits meaning using some photos of collocations; Example: Rent a car Form: verb+ noun(place) Pron: Rent a car /rent/ Example: Go sightseeing Form: verb+ noun Pron: Go sightseeing /ˈsaɪtˌsiː.ɪŋ/ Example: Go on a boat trip Form: verb+ noun Pron: Go on a boat trip /bəʊt/ /trɪp/ Example: Travel by public transport Form: verb+ noun Pron: Travel by public transport /ˌpʌb.lɪk ˈtræn.spɔːt/ Focus on the other collocations Go to museum/ have a picnic/stay in a hotel

Test #2 (8-10 minutes) • Check students' use of the target language again and compare with the first test

T asks ss to work individually and complete the letter with the appropriate verbs collocations, Demo. the T elicits answers for the two first blanks. SS will do the exercise individually, then check in pairs. Feedback T asks if everything is clear, and clarifies if necessary.

Free practice (13-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

T asks ss to think about the last holiday they had then in pairs tell their partners about it using verb/ noun collocations related to holiday. Once they finish telling their peers about their holiday ss go around the classroom and tell each other about their holiday. T tells ss to listen carefully, as they will chose the best holiday. While ss tell each other about their holidays the T monitors . Delayed error correction related to noun/ verb collocations.

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