Cassiel Diaz Bustamante Cassiel Diaz Bustamante

Speaking LP
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson students will learn vocabulary, words and idioms, related to food, both healthy and unhealthy.


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Main Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of food

Subsidiary Aims

  • To teach students some vocabulary related to food (idioms)


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

T shows SS pictures of different kinds of food and asks them if they know the names of all of them. T elicits the name of one of them and what type of food they are (junk or healthy). T puts SS in pairs and asks them to name all of the food together and the type they are. T provides OCFB

Content preparation (8-10 minutes) • To provide a way to use the TL through the use of a text, video or an audio

T asks SS to write 5 names of food they think are junk food and 5 they think are healthy. S write them individually T puts SS in pairs or groups to compare their answers T asks SS for some examples of what they wrote OCFB

Language preparation (8-10 minutes) • To provide students useful language they can use in the next task

T shows SS some idioms related to food. T shows SS some example sentences with the idioms and elicits the meaning from the SS with CCQs. T asks SS to answer an fill-in the blanks exercise where SS have to select the correct option. SS answer and check their answers in groups quickly. T provides OCFB

Productive task (12-15 minutes) • To let students practice their productive skills

T asks SS to talk about their favourite food in groups, where they have to mention certain information like why they like it, the first time they tasted it, if their choice changed over the years, etc. T demonstrate quickly T puts SS in groups to converse SS return to the main room T quickly provides OCFB

DEC (Delayed Error Correction) (3-5 minutes) • To correct any mistakes the leaner might have committed in the previous stages

T corrects any mistakes the SS might have made on previous stages

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