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intermediate level


ın this lesson sts will practise phrases in the context of success and talk about it.


Main Aims

  • To provide practice with the phrases in the context of success

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of success


lead in (4-5 minutes) • to set lesson context and engage sts.

T will give t three different quotes and want sts to discuss in pairs what these quotes tell them about "success" and if they are agree or disagree.

Matching Activity to introduce the phrases. (10-12 minutes) • Sts will match the definitions with the phrases.

Sts will be given handouts on which the definitions are written. They will go out of the classroom in pairs and find the phrases for the deinitions and match . when they complete the activity they will check their answers in pairs. T will monitör and clarify the meanings if needed. T will higlight the prepositions or verb patterns etc. come after the phrases. Next they will drill the phrases.

Practising the Phrases. (4-5 minutes) • to practise the phrases through gap filling.

t will give Handouts which include gap fill exercises on phrases. then check their answers in pairs.

Rewrite the second sentence. (4-5 minutes) • to practise the phrases and their meanings

T will give a handout and sts will rewrite the second sentence so that it means the same as the first. Then they will check their answers.

Speaking activity (7-8 minutes) • sts will discuss the topic in order to practice the phrases.

T wants the sts to find out three very successful people and discuss the questions written on the board. 1. How and why did these people become successful 2. Do you think they have a special talent, or have just been lucky? 3. What advice would you give to someone who wants to be as successful as these people.

role play (8-10 minutes) • To practise speaking skills in the context of success.

T puts the students into fours and explain that they are all successful, in their own eyes. But will the others agree? T hand out the role cards and explain that each of them has reason to believe him/herself successful, but that they must justify it to the others. Not only this, they have to challenge the others’ idea of ‘successful’. T will stop the activity when people start running out of ideas, and promptly ask the whole class who they think the most successful people are, and why. •at the end of the activity T will give feedback through delayed correction if needed.

back up activity (3-4 minutes) • to talk about their own success stories.

T ask students to talk about their main successes and rank them in terms of proudest, most difficult to achieve, most useful today and have them compare and discussin pairs.

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