Global Voices . Vocabulary Lesson
Intermediate , B1 level
To practice the use of a new vocabulary item and some useful phrases via a quick listening task followed by a speaking activity.
To practice speaking for fluency .
Procedure (45 minutes)
The lead in started the day before the lesson starts as I prepared three students to start the lesson one by one talking about the people who have had an important influence on their life .Then,in pairs the students discuss the same topic with their partners.
The students listen to four people talking about the people who have had an important influence on their life .After that,they will write the names of the people next to each name. This part of the lesson is used as a lead in to the next part which will be about the use of the word stuff as an informal word.
In this stage the students read the sentences from the listening .Then, work in pairs and answer the questions about the word stuff .
The students read the sentences , discuss in pairs and rewrite them using the word stuff .
In this exercise, the students discuss the questions in pairs .Then, individually think about the answers using the phrases suggested on the page .Finally ,they produce the language by telling their partner about the person.The teacher monitors and gets feedback while listening to them .