Nancy Pastor Enciso Nancy Pastor Enciso

Upper-Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn about modal verbs for future certainly. To start the lesson, teacher develops an open class activity with a question related to dyed hair, followed by a gist task, based on a reading, then teacher covers the meaning, form and pronunciation of some words , after that students do a gap-fill task on google form, check their answers and finally, teacher promotes a freer practice in which Ss use TL and fluently and DEC


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice modal verbs for future certainty.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice and fluency using TL


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

Have learners talk about ( Open class) a questions related to the topic of the lesson. What do you think of dyed hair?

Text-work (8-10 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Teacher sends via chat a text in pdf ( Audio - Text adaption), students read it for some minutes, followed by a gist task, in which students answer some questions. After that teacher focus on introducing and eliciting the TL.

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

Teacher covers the meaning, form and pronunciation using some ppts to help. Modal verbs and level of certainty about the future are shown through some sentences based on context, in this stage teacher models the item, elicits stress ans drill chorally some examples.

Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

For this stage, students do a task in google form in order to develop a gap- fill activity, followed by a control practice of the language. Then Ss check their answer in BORs, after that teacher promotes OCFB.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

In this stage, Ss participate in a communicative task. Ss tell each other their predictions related to a specific context and they use modal verbs for future certainty in their speaking interactions with their partners, using BORs. After that, teacher conducts feedback and DEC.

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