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Explore writing
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will write a summary of information from different sources then write an email giving information .The lesson starts with a class discussion ,to find who in the class has organised a trip or been on a trip organized . tr.discusses the pictures to check that students understand the situation . After that students will read the email for details . Tr. discusses with the students if they ever go away for a weekend . Tr asks students to circle the important information then have them discuss the email with a partner before they start writing .Tr. asks students to write an email then check with their partner then give it to me to check.


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Main Aims

  • To provide process writing practice of a Writing an email in the context of Organizing a trip

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of organizing a trip


Lead in (3-4 minutes) • To activate their prior knowledge and introduce them to the topic .How to organize a trip.

Tr. gives students handout with 2 questions and have them work in grroups and discuss them.

Pre writing (2-3 minutes) • To introduce students to the topic.

Tr. asks students to look at the pictures and the caption and asks them some questions to be sure that the students understand the situation .

Reading for details (4-6 minutes) • To locate the relevant information .

Tr. asks students to read the first half of Barbra's email and locate the relevant information. Have them compare the answer with their partner . Feedback : Check WC

Controlled practice (6-8 minutes) • To focuson the appropriate information

Tr. tells students that they have to organize a weekend away for a group of friends to celebrate a birthday . have them work inpairs and circle one or two important points to tell your friends.

Controlled Practice (6-10 minutes) • to write an email

Tr. asks students to discuss their ideas with their groups . Have them work in pairs and write an email . Feedback: Have ss exchange emails with different partner and talk about the plans to gether .

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