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Cheer your day up!
Elementary level


The T starts the lesson with 3 pictures about people having a bad day. Then, the T will pre-teach phrasal verbs before the ss watch a video and work on fill-in the gaps task. Then they will discuss if they agree or disagree with the ideas in the video. Following this, they will have a discussion about what they do to cheer their day up and if they call a friend or family member to make them feel better?


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Main Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, ss will have practiced speaking in the context of cheer your day up.

Subsidiary Aims

  • By the end of the lesson, ss will have practiced phrasal verbs.


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

The T displays 3 pictures and ask the ss: What are they doing? Do they look relaxed or nervous? Why they are having a bad day?

Pre-teach vocabulary (8-10 minutes) • To teach key vocabulary to help the students complete the following task

T will ask the ss: Match the phrasal verbs in bold to their meanings. Demo: As a clown she visits hospitals and cheers up sick children, What does cheers up mean? Is it a, is it b, is it c,..? Then the T asks the ss to check their answers in pairs and then to write them on the board. Drilling+ form: When we have a verb+ prep, what we call it. Phrasal verb.

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

The ss will watch a motivational video about how to cope with bad days. Before watching the video, the T will ask the ss to Watch the video and to complete the sentences with one word each(after giving them few seconds to read the sentences the T will play the video). Demo: Play the video and complete the 1st sentence together. Then, the ss will compare their answers before the teacher gives them the feedback on ppt.

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

1.The T asks the ss to discuss the sentences they have worked on the previous exercise: Do you agree with what grandma said: "Never think that you're gonna fail". Demo: Discuss the 1st sentence together. Talk in pairs. 2. In pairs then minggling: Think about all the things that you do to cheer yourself up and discuss them together. Do you ever pick up the phone and call your friends or family memebers to help you feel better?

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

The T pays attention to the ss mistakes while they are talking and take notes. The T asks the ss: What are the things you do to cheer yourself up? Is there someone who does the same things you do? The T correct ss mistakes (Do we say.., Is it correct to say...).

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