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Teaching Practice 7
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will be able to use the first conditional in the context of " home and away." They will do a matching split sentences ( controlled practice ) and it is followed by semi-controlled practice. At the end they will do freer-speaking practice.


Abc Matching Activity
Abc completing sentence HO
Abc Speaking activity HO

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification of first conditional in the context of home and away

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice using first conditionals


Warmer/ Lead in (5-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T draws a sad girl on WB and asks: " Why is she unhappy?" T elicits answers and explains the story of the girl. T: " She will go to USA to study in there, she will leaver from her home and family so she is unhappy " T asks: If she goes to USA, what will she do? " T elicits answers. T shows Sts different countries and in groups of three they will decide the country and they will explain what to do in there. T shows the demo: " If I go to Italy, I will eat pizza." Sts discuss in groups of three. T elicits answers.

Controlled Practice (5-8 minutes) • To get Sts to practice the first conditional

Sts are going to put the halves of first conditional sentences in the correct order in groups of three. Then they will check with the answer key.

Clarification (3-5 minutes) • To clarify the target language

T asks one of the Ss to read one sentence from split sentences. T writes it on WB. T provides more examples on the board and then highlight the target language using model sentences. T highlights the form and meaning. T asks CCQs related to first conditional: " Are we talking about past or future?" T drills the sentences, Sts repeat.

Controlled Practice (3-5 minutes) • To practice grammar

T gives them HO and Sts are going to complete the sentences with the correct form of the verbs in brackets. They check with their partners. T elicits answers.

Semi-Controlled Speaking Practice (5-10 minutes) • To provide Sts with an accuracy speaking activity

T gives them HO. Sts are expected to make a sentence with given situations using if clause. Sts will tell each other what they will do. For ex: " If I do more work, I'll........ " T monitors them to get feedback.

Freer Practice (8-10 minutes) • To practice speaking fluency

T asks: " You are going to prepare your own hotels in a country. You will decide what your customers will do if they come to your hotel. With your partners, you are gonna design your hotel poster and introduce it." T shows her own hotel's poster when she gives the instruction and reminds them: " At the end, we will select the most desirable hotel." Sts work in groups of four and T elicits answers.

If Time Activity- Change Seats Game (0-0 minutes) • To provide Sts with further practices

Students sit in a circle, teacher starts by sitting in an imaginary hot chair and says, for example: "If you go to Italy, you will be happy, change places if you are agree with it!, Students change places with another student. One of them will sit in the hot chair and asks again: " If you..... , you wil ...... ".

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