45 minute Speaking-based lesson plan.
Intermediate level students level
By the end of this lesson, students will be able to use specific language expressions (such as; me too, neither..,that's the same for me,so/neither do/have I, I am the, we both, I...but. opposite) in their conversations easily to improve their fluency.pp
-By the end of this lesson students will be able to write the expression they learnt to express themselves in a written way.
Procedure (45 minutes)
-T greets Ss and asks them "how are you today?). -T asks Ss who woke up early this morning? who got his coffe in the morning? -T interacts with Ss's answers with (who else? you, too, oh.. you're the opposite, so both of..etc)
-T asks Ss "do you know what's today's session about?" -T says of course all of us have similarities and differences in our lives, this will be today's topic. -T divides Ss into two groups of 4 Ss and gives a conversation between two persons met in a party to read. -T asks the first group to highlight the questions they ask to each others and the other group to highlight the expressions telling similarities and differences. -T monitors and guides Ss to highlight the appropriate answers. -T writes the expressions on the white board in a table of three columns, one for expressing things in common, one for expressing differences and one for talking to others.
Activity 1: -T shows Ss a chart and asks them to discuss in pairs what they get in common and what differences they have choosing different elements from the given chart. -Ss start interviewing their peers one asking and the other answering and they change the roles. (10 minutes) -T asks Ss to take notes about their peers. -T monitors and encourages Ss to speak English to win the amazing English Speaker badge.
-Ss tell the whole class what the got in common and what differences they have with their peers( each S takes 1 minute and half to talk about his peer). -T noticing to check which pairs have the most/least in common. T announces what she noticed to creat fun spirit in the class.
- Each S writes a paragraph about his/her partner not including the name. (4 minutes) -T gives the paragraphs to other Ss to read and asks them to guess whose this information. -T gives feedback to Ss and praises their good performance and ends the session (4 minutes)