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IHC Bucharest January 2004 International House Language School and Teacher Training Institute

Teacher

Date

Day

Start
time

Length

Lesson
No.

Observer

Teaching Point (i.e. what you will be working on in terms of Language items / language skills)
Raising Finance Vocabulary, Market Leader, Upper Intermediate
Main Lesson Aim (i.e. what you hope the sts will achieve/be able to do better after your lesson)
By the end of my lesson the students will be better able to.understand and use financial terms in
the context of borrowing and investing money in business.

Subsidiary aims (if any)

Assumptions (i.e. what I think the learners know / dont know that led me to choose these aims!)

Evidence (i.e. how will you know if your aims have been achieved?)

Personal goals (i.e. what are you trying to improve in your own skills as a teacher?)

Materials used:

Language Analysis including a list of target language items and list of anticipated student problems and
possible solutions (for lessons that involve Grammar, Function, Vocabulary or Pronunciation work).

human capital, risk capital, share capital, venture capital, working capital,
loan, debt, collateral, deposit, budget, instalment, stake, subsidy, overdraft, overhead.

Meaning Form & Pronunciation -situational presentation

Make sure you attach a copy of ALL materials you will use or hand out to students; its very hard to
understand a lesson without these! Give the plan to your observer at the start of your lesson.
Stage No.

Procedure

1Lead-in

We are going to talk about


(money): T shows a banknote...
T:Does money make you happier?
T: How can one make money?

Inter
action
t-s

2.
Situational
Presentatio T: We start a business
n
X, do you want to be in the
business?
What do we need to start our
business?
share capital(our money)

Aims
to set comtext
to raise interest

to introduce target language


to introduce and drill meaning,
form and pronunciation

Money in : What are we now? shareholders


Why are we shareholders?
Do we need more money?
Do we borrow or lend money the
money we need?
s-s
Drill:

X, asks 1,000, 000 from Y :


Could you lend me...?
so, we have
the borrower and
the lender
or, T: we go to the bank....sts: to
make a loan
(I. O. U.}
we owe this money to the
bank...we pay the loan back
over five years...instalment+
interest
After one year we have share
capital
loan capital
we also make profit
but ....if the business doesnt
work we make a loss:
no profit

to practice target language

Time

or , we can have no profit, no


loss,
breakeven point
Money out:

T: But have we got a plant?


What do we do?
S: We buy, rent a plant

Stage No.

Procedure

Inter
action

Aims

Time

we need money for T: FIXED


ASSETS
but we also need smb to work: S:
people/ T: human capital: they can
also be our assets: a plus, an
advantage to our company).
so, weve got a working capital
(money to carry out production) to
buy raw material

Practice :

to pay wages, rent, interest,


overheads(administration,
telephone)...
ex A, B p77

Production Cards:
:
1.You want to buy a house, but
you only have the down payment.
What do you do?
2. You want to start up a business,
you need money...

to practice the presented languge

sts will produce their own context


using the practiced language;

1.You want to buy a


house, but you only have
the down payment. What
do you do?

2. You want to start up a


business, you need money...