Sabina Sabina

Teaching practice 7
Beginner, A1 level


In this lesson, SS will review, learn and practise functional vocabulary related to expressing opinion about things we like or dislike. They also will be practising listening for gist and infer speakers' opinions.


Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of language used for Expressing opinion, likes and dislikes, e.g. I like/hate/can't stand/adore football, in the context of Things/activities we like

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and inference listening practice using a dialog between people expressing their opinion in the context of things we like


Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To create interest in the topic and engage SS

3 pictures on the WB, elicit what things they are demonstrating. CQs: Chinese food (Do you like it? Do you have it in Istanbul?), a new computer (Is this computer old or new? Is it good? Is it easy?), a Robot Attack movie (Is it about real life? How do we call this kind of films? Science-fiction. What other science-fiction films do you know? Is Star Wars/Batman/Spider-Man a science fiction?

Listening for gist (5-7 minutes) • To provide listening for gist task

SS listen to 3 dialogs and match the pictures with the dialogs. SS check their answers in pairs. FB: make SS come up to the WB arrange pics on WB.

Listening for specific information (5-7 minutes) • To provide listening for specific information task

SS listen to the recording again and underline the right answer in ex. 2. SS check the answers in pairs. FB: answers on WB.

Clarification (10-12 minutes) • To clarify the meaning of TL

Put flashcards on the WB and arrange flashcards of verbs of feelingds (in small groups of 3-4). Then groups check each others answers. (Checking meaning) FB: HO with answers. Drill the pronunciation. Use flashcards with TL and auxiliary verbs "don't", "doesn't". !!! Highlight the usage of a noun or a gerund after the TL.

Controlled Practice (10-12 minutes) • To provide controlled practice of TL

SS are given HO and do a gap-fill exercise using TL in first person. (Solo) SS exchange HOs and report on their partners answer to another partner. (PW) FB: some of SS report on their partners' answers, e.g. Shule hates doing housework.

Freer Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide with freer practice of TL

SS toss the flashcards with hobbies. Every S gets a card. Then T tosses flashcards with prizes, S read them individually and do mingling trying to find the prize suitable for their hobbie. Do a demo before they start! FB: error correction. OR (if less time left) SS work in pairs. In turns they take a flashcard with an activity and form a sentence, e.g. I love football, I hate doing house work, etc. FB: report on their partner. Error correction.

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