Nastassia Nastassia

TP3 Nastassia Khomich
Pre-Intermediate level


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of collocations with the word 'day'.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice of using collocations with the word 'day' in the speech.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Elicit from Ss what what they do every day. Ss discuss it in BORs for 2 minutes. Board some of their ideas.Keep this brief and move on to reading for gist.

Exposure (4-6 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Show Ss a picture with two people going to work. Ask them to discuss what they are talking about. Ss brainstorm ideas via private messages for 1 minute, then OC discussion. Board students ideas ti come back to them after the next exercise. Ask students to read the conversation between Maria and Carlos and check their predictions via private messages. Answer: they are talking about problems at work.

Highlighting (2-4 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

Encourage students to work with the Target Language from the text. Highlight together all the collocations with the word 'day' Answers: the day before yesterday, day off, the day after tomorrow, every day, the other day, one day, Have a good day!

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form of the target language

Meaning: 1) Put the phrases into the correct section of the diagram. Students word individually via Google Form. For this task they have 2 minutes. When time is up have Ss check the answers in pairs via private messages before OCFB. Answers: 2) Match the collocations with their meaning. Students work individually in Miro. For this task they have 2 minutes. When time is up have Ss check the answers in pairs via private messages before OCFB. CCQs: Today is Wednesday. The day before yesterday is Monday, isn’t it? (Yes) (The day before yesterday) When can you say this phrase? (When you say ‘goodbye’) (Have a good day!) Today is Wednesday. The day after tomorrow is Friday, isn’t it? (Yes) (The day after tomorrow) Does it refer to the past, present or future? (Past) (The other day) Was it at a time that was not long time ago? (Yes) (The other day) Do you work in your day off? (No) (A day off) Did you do it yesterday? (Yes) Are you doing it today? (Yes) Will you do it tomorrow? (Yes) (Every day) Does it refer to the past, present or future? (Future) (One day) Answers: 1 b, 2 d, 3 a ,4 f, 5 c, 6 g, 7 e Form: Encourage students to pay attention on the usage of articles via wordwall.

Controlled Practice (4-6 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Encourage Ss to complete the conversations with a word or phrase from the box to make a phrase with day. Students work in Miro, compare their answers. Students listen to the recording and check their answers.

Clarification (Pronunciation) (4-5 minutes) • To clarify the pronunciation of the target language

1) Encourage Ss to focus on a sentence stress by asking them to listen to the recording and put 'O' above stressed words. 2) Show them the changing of vowel sounds in articles in normal speech and fast speech. 3) Ask them to repeat after the recording chorally, then individually.

Free Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

1. Encourage Ss to answer the questions individually (in a written form). Ss have 5 minutes to do this exercise. 2. Ss work in pairs in BOR, ask and answer the same questions. Monitor, listen unobtrusively for FB (good use of target language and errors.) Give DEC

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