Mustafa Elshamy Mustafa Elshamy

Saturday Oct.8.2022 Speaking Class
English 11 level


Can you tell fact from fiction?


Abc Handout
Abc Speak Out

Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of facts and fiction.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about Hollywood history films in the context of facts and fiction.


Warmer/Lead-in (5-8 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

1. Write down two true things about you or another person, and one is not valid. 2. In pairs, read each other's sentences. 3. reread the sentences and decide which ones are true and which one is not.

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

1. Think of a movie that has taught you about a person/event in history! 2. Write down the name of the movie or the person. 3. In pairs, ask your partner about their movie/person and what did they learn about them? 4. Share your answers with the classroom/teacher.

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

1. Read from 1 to 4 in the yellow box. 2. On your own, decide which ones are facts and which ones are fiction/partly true. 3. Discuss which are true and which are fiction/partly true in pairs. 4. Discuss your answer with the teacher. 5. In pairs, check your answers on page 158.

Productive Task(s) (18-20 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

1. Read the question in 1C. 2. Write a few reasons down and then read them to yourself. 3. Read your partner's list. 4. In pairs, discuss the question in 1C. 5. At this stage, the teacher will take notes to provide feedback later.

Feedback and Error Correction (5-8 minutes) • To provide feedback on students' production and use of language

At this stage, the teacher will provide detailed feedback on fluency.

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