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Pre-intermediate level


IN this lesson Ss learn vocabulary for electronic product.They will then listen to a conversation in the context of recommendation between a clerk and a shopper as a model.Then lesson ends with semi-controlled practice in speaking using superlative adjectives.


Abc White board,
Abc marker
Abc Computer to play the listening parts.
Abc A sheet of paper with electronic product photos
Abc One or two type of cellphone
Abc Worksheet as course book page 113

Main Aims

  • To provide Ss with vocabulary practice of electronic products in the context of recommendation an especial brand as well as provide them with accuracy and fluency speaking practice in a semi-controlled conversation in the context of recommendation.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide reading practice using a text about recommendation in the context of conversation between a clerk and a shopper.


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Try to make the students familiar with electronic products by eliciting the meaning and ask the questions like:How do they work?How do we use them?and provide Ss several examples .Show the Ss my cellphone as a most practical electronic product.

Test#1 (2-4 minutes) • To gauge students prior knowledge of target vocabulary.

Give Ss copies with several photos of electronic products,put them in groups of three and want them to write the name of each electronic products under its picture, give the W/C FB by saying right or wrong.

Test#2 (1-4 minutes) • To elicit and pre-teach the meaning of 'recommendation'

Have students check his/her own electronic products and mark them on the sheet.Then in pairs talking about them and tell his/her partner about the quality of those electronic products(Is it good or bad?-Does it satisfy you?-Is it OK) in order to help him/her to choose and buy the best brand and model in terms of price and features.Then want two or three of groups to tell their conversation to the class.

teach (1-4 minutes) • to clarify the meaning of 'recommendation'

Want students write the good sentences on the board in order to clarify the meaning of 'recommendation' then CCQ if necessary.Write the word on the board and it's pronunciation on the board and tell some examples if necessary.

Warm up- lead in 'the conversation model' (1-2 minutes) • To engage students and make them familiar with the conversation model

Have students look at the picture and try to guess what they are talking about.Ask some questions like: 1.Where are the women? 2.What are they looking at? 3.Which one is the clerk? 4.Which one is the shopper?

Pre-teach(Conversation Model) (2-5 minutes) • New vocabularies

Provide some vocabularies before work on conversation model.Record them on the board MFP and drill then CCQ if necessary. Look for Expensive Spend Price range Have a look

Teach (5-10 minutes) • To provide Ss with a typical conversation as a model

Want Ss just listen (don't read) to the conversation for gist. Then have them to find out the main idea of the conversation(ICQ if necessary-What are you going to do?Listen-What are you going to understand?The main idea of conversation. Then read and listen again. Play the sentences one by one and have Ss to repeat them. Work on each sentence if it's necessary.

Practice (2-5 minutes) • To provide Ss with practice on conversation model

Practice on conversation in pairs.(Demonstration if necessary) Practice the conversation between the students from different pairs Divide the class into two large groups.One group A and another one B and practice the conversation.

Semi-controlled speaking model (5-10 minutes) • Speaking by make several conversations in context of recommendation

By using the three types of electronic products (Ads)make conversations.Notice the model ,the brand,the price and the adjective related to each product. Demonstration:Want one of the stronger Ss to stand up and make a conversation with him/her.Then want two of the stronger students to make a conversation. In this stage put the students in pairs and want them to practice on conversation. Monitor. Write good sentences and the sentences that need to be improved. Want the Ss from different pairs to practice the conversation.

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