Thespina Thespina

TP7 Speaking
Pre-Intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice for fluency in the context of speaking about different places.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Allow students to feel more confident in freely expressing their ideas on different places. Essentially increasing speaking fluency.


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

Show a photo of New Zealand Ask students what they know about New Zealand Write the ideas on Google Slides

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

Link students to a quiz. Tell students we will be listening to a text about New Zealand. Ask the SS to select the correct answers from the quiz. Go through quiz answers: 1. C: The pacific ocean, 2. A: Australia, 3. B: Great Britain 4. B: Two, 5. E: The Lord of the Rings. Link students to other Google Form. Ask SS to listen again and tick useful expressions on the Google Form they may hear in the text. Go through answers.

Useful Language (8-10 minutes) • To highlight and clarify useful language for coming productive tasks

Stage 1: Meaning 1. Share Jam-Board ask SS to categorise questions into questions about place/questions about descriptions. Answers: Stage 2 & 3: Form and Pronunciation 1. Share jam-board, ask SS to put superlatives in order 2. Use 3 expressions to focus on stress, pronunciation.

Productive Task(s) (15-18 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Display google doc, tell students they will work individually to fill in the table about their country. They should answer as many parts as they can. Monitor and check that SS are doing this and assist with any enquiries. After 3 minutes stop. T tells students they will now be placed into break out rooms to talk about their country with one or two other students. They are welcome to ask each other questions. T to monitor and check that SS are on task and find examples of good language and errors.

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

Ask different groups about interesting things they found out about each other's countries. Give praise for good use of expression and give DEC on students tables.

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