Natalie Natalie

TP 4a
Pre-Intermediate level


In this lesson, we will be focusing on recruitment and specifically in this lesson students will be learning vocab related to recruitment. Students will be using this vocab in the spoken form.


Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice vocabulary related to recruitment.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give sts practise in speaking for fluency.
  • To give sts practice in writing using vocab


Lead-in. (6-8 minutes) • For students to gain an interest in the context of the lesson.

Students to come and sit in table groups. Teacher to have video ready to show students. Explain to the students that whilst watching, they need to look at the handout and tick the words that they see and cross the ones that they do not. Hand out HO to all students. Students to watch video completing HO.

Vocab Building (10-12 minutes) • For students to link new vocab to definition

Using the same hand out that the student used for ticking and crossing, ask students to move around the room and write the correct definition to the vocab in the box. Once the students have finished,students to work with their partner to put the Target vocab into a sentences. Extended controlled speaking: students to practise the sentences in their pairs. Teacher to run WCFB, checking meaning, form and pronunciation through drilling. Students to lead meaning and form, teacher to guide pronunciation.

Semi controlled speaking (7-9 minutes) • For students to dictate using new vocab

Teacher to explain task clearly, telling students that they will now practice vocab specifically upon 'emails and websites'. Give students 4 email address and websites to dictate to their partner. Students to take it in turn to dictate whilst the other person writes what they are hearing. Students to do peer assessment and check what their partner has written.

Controlled Written Practice (15-20 minutes) • Students to use target vocab in CV writing exercise.

Students to use the HO to create a CV; placing their own information into the appropriate space. Students to choice layout of CV and put the correct information into the correct box. E.G. Personal interests such contain, yoga, cycling (not A in Science). Students to present their CVs to the class in WCFB. Extended vocab activity: Recruitment vocab bingo- read students definition of key vocab learnt in the lesson and the first to get 3 in a row, wins once they have told me the correct vocab with the defintion!

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