Shaaban Nadi Shaaban Nadi

Intermediate level


in this lesson, students will get new vocabulary about positive characteristics and they will use it in speaking in the context of 'real life''. the lesson starts with a Lead-in activity by using pictures of some famous Egyptian people and a small discussion of what characteristics should a person have to be successful. Then, they will listen to three audios about nominating people for the Inspiration Award. After that students will practice the new vocabulary and phrases. After that, they will have a speaking task.


Abc PPP, handout, the White board, marker, Students' Book

Main Aims

  • -To provide accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a conversation about a person they nominate for the Inspiration Award in the context of real lives.

Subsidiary Aims

  • • To provide review and practice of positive characteristics in the context of real lives


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

I will show students three pictures of famous Egyptian people who were awarded the Nobel Prize. I will ask them to discuss in pairs why they won this prize, their personal qualities and other achievements that inspired people.

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

I will start this stage by teaching students some new vocabulary that they are going to expose to in the listening task. I will quickly clarify their meanings. nominate inspiring charming dedicated -Students will listen to three different audios about people who are nominated for the Inspiration Award. They will listen and complete the table. I will demo the first one with students. Then I will give them five minutes to listen and write the answers. Then check in pairs before I give them the feedback.

Useful Language (7-9 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

I will elicit the target language that the students hear in the audio and write them on the board after I do the MPF with the students. I will divide the board into four sections and let students tell me where can we put the sentences. He’s the most talented footballer. She’s exceptionally talented and clever. He’s an excellent role model for young men. She became famous for playing the role of…….. I nominate Mark for the inspiration Award. He’s inspired a lot of young people. He is still charming and dedicated.

Speaking Task (14-16 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target speaking skill

After clarifying the useful language on the board, I will set the speaking task. Students will be asked to think about someone who is famous or one of their family members and nominate him/her for the Inspiration Award and write note notes about them for 2 minutes. I will ask students to start the discussion in pairs. Then I will swap roles. I will let them talk about their partners. I will ask them to think if they have something in common to achieve the communicative goal.

Feedback (3-5 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

After students finish their discussion, I will ask some students to tell me about the others for content feedback. I'll write on the board some sentences that they have just used and ask them if they are right or wrong for the linguistic feedback.

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