Nancy Pastor Enciso Nancy Pastor Enciso

Productive Skills
Pre- Intermediate level


In this lesson students learn how to write a postcard, and identify the parts of it. Students also will reinforce grammar tenses related to present perfect and going to. All these will be followed with practice in writing, using google form, jamboard and compliment with oral participation.


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Main Aims

  • To introduce and provide practice of writing a postcard.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of the present perfect and future going to in the context of travel experiences


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

Teacher engages students in the topic of Postcards, showing a picture and developing a speaking time in peers.

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

Students do a task to identify the parts of postcards, using jamboard; followed by an activity in which grammar tenses are introduced in the content of postcard text. After that Ss do a questionnaire in google form, in order to infer the meaning of some expressions considering present perfect and future going to and compare their answers in BOR. Teache provides feedback.

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

Teacher provides Ss some examples to organise postcard´s structure and clarifies how to write it, considering grammar tenses. ( Meaning, CCQs, form and pronunciantion) followed by practice with learners.

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

Students write a postcard about a beautiful city they have visited before, considering the previous clarification and some tips related to the context. For this task, Ss use Google document, in order teacher can monitor all students at the same time.

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

After writing their postcards. Teacher develop the feedback, considering each student´s writing and finish the session with DEC.

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