Alena Alena

Copy of Get into University
Pre Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will practice a facebook post and then they are going to write their own posts to their friends.


Abc A Facebook Post
Abc Grammar and vocabulary focus handout
Abc Piece of paper
Abc Worksheet about the post
Abc A Facebook Post

Main Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a Facebook post in the context of getting into a university

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of language used for giving advice in the context of getting into a university


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

Ss talk about the good universities. T says "Today I will make your dreams come true." *Ss write on a piece of paper in which university they would like to get into. *Ss get one of their friends paper but don't tell anyone. They are going to write a post at the end of the lesson.

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

Ss focus on T's example letter. *They have gist questions from the text. *Ss answer the questions and pair check. (Then check from the board.) Ss answer questions about details of the text. (Pair check and check from the board.)

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

Ss focus on the useful language from the exposure post. They study modals with the vocabulary from the context. *They fill in the blanks of the sentences using the modals given. (Pair check and T shows the answers) *Ss give advices according to the pictures. (Pair Check and T shows the answers.)

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

In the first productive activity, Ss will discuss and choose what to write in their post. They follow the T's order and get help from the bullet points (*University, *transport, *university's facilities, *lessons) from the board. *Ss change their groups and read the other group's post and then stick their posts to the board. In the freer productive activity, Ss will write a post for their friends who got into the university from the lead-in. *They congratulate and give some advice to their friend. *They stick their posts to the wall and each tries to find the post written for him/herself by their friends..

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

After finding their posts, Ss read the texts and check their mistakes with their pairs.

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