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Love it or Hate it Grammar Lesson
Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will be practicing positive and negative verb forms, phrases. With some vocabulary of likes and dislikes.


Abc HOs

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of positive and negative verb forms, words and phrases in the context of Love it or hate it

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and deduction reading practice using a text about mobile phones in the context of love it or hate it


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • Get the students engaged

T- who has a cell phone/mobile phone? Do you like it? Why? Do you think you can like without it? Do you think it important to have a cell phone/mobile phone? Why?

Exposure (5-8 minutes) • Practice of vocabulary

Instructions- There's three categories, 1. Phrases to say you like something 2. Phrases to say something is OK 3.Phrases to say you don't like something. Match the 15 phrases in the 3 categories. Ss will be working with a partner with this matching activity and then well coming up to the WB and sticking to the appropriate column.

Presentation (8-10 minutes) • Form clarification

T- on the white board write the sentence: I really love my cell phone. What's the negative way of saying this? I really hate my cell phone. Form: I (subj)+ really(adverb)+ love/hate(verb)+cellphone(noun) Where is the word stress? Really- love-cellphone Using positive and negative sentences to express your likes and dislikes. Chest HO- in your groups I want you to take a look at these two questions and discuss with your group using positive and negative verb forms and phrases. FB: Each group will discuss what they talked about.

Reading (3-5 minutes) • Gist reading-scanning

Chest HO- I want you to take a few minutes to read this article tell me if the talk about any of the things you had on your previous to reading. Read the article again and answer these true and false questions.

Controlled grammar task (5-8 minutes) • Practice by discovery learning

Chest HO- with your partner using the text I want you to do A,B,C,D looking at the higlighted phrases. FB- check in your groups , go over as a WC

Freer practice (8-10 minutes) • Practice using positive and negative verb forms.

Have the students decide who they agree with, Amy or Jeremy. Then have the group that sided with Amy sit on one side and the group that sided with Jeremy on the other side. ( in front of the classroom chairs facing each other) then one by one the students will debate why they agree or disagree with the other using positive and negative verb forms and phrases.

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