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Lesson Plan

School: Liceul cu Program Sportiv Iolanda Balas Soter,Buzau


Teacher: Catalina Vrinceanu
Grade: 10th
Number of students:22
Subject: English language
Theme: Can/Could/ May
Function: making polite requests
Level: elementary
Date:
Time:50 minutes
Competency: students are able to communicate in English for elementary level
Language skills: speaking, reading, writing
Materials: textbook, picture, cards
Teaching methodology: lecture, answer and question,observation
Language aims: students will know how to make a spoken and written polite
request;
students will know certain words that usually are used for making
a request
Objective: students will know how to ask for something;
students will be able to make a polite request;
students will be able to make,accept and reject a request

Target language: make a polite request;


accept a polite request;
reject a polite request

Warm-up
Teacher asks studentsthe following: Have you ever asked for a break?; Have you
ever asked for a holiday?;When was the last time you asked for something? What
was it?; How did you asked?.
Aim: to attract students attention on the lesson
Technique: speaking
Interaction: T-Ss
Time: 5minutes
Students activity: they answer the questions
Presentation of the new language
Teacher writes the target vocabulary on the blackboard separating it into sections
titled Making requests; Accepting requests; Rejecting requests.
Aim: to focus students attention on the new vocabulary
Technique:speaking
Interaction: T-Ss
Time: 5 minutes
Students activity: they write the new vocabulary in their notebooks
Practice
Activity 1
Teacher asks a student to come up to the front of the class. She asks the student if
he can give her his book using the target vocabulary.
Aim: to encourage students to use one of the phrases to accept/reject a request
that she wrote on the blackboard
Technique: speaking
Interaction: T-Ss
Time: 5 minutes
Studentsactivity: they answer using the target language

Activity 2
Teacher gives cards to students who then move around the classroom making polite
requests to other students.
Aim: to encourage students to use the vocabulary listed on the blackboard
Technique: speaking
Interaction: T-Ss; Ss-Ss
Time: 10 minutes
Students activity: they make polite requests and answer to them
Activity 3
Teacher gives students an e- mail . The students read it and identify the polite
request.
Aim: to encourage students to give their own warnings
Technique: reading, speaking
Interaction:T-Ss
Time: 5 minutes
Students activity: they read the text and answer the question
Activity 4
In groups, the students write their own e-mail.They will ask their coach to give them
more free time.
Aim: to encourage students to write polite requests
Technique: writing
Interaction: T-Ss, Ss-Ss
Students activity: they write the e-mail
Time: 10 minutes
Activity 5
A volunteer from each group reads the e-mail to the class

Aim: to encourage expressing a request orally


Interaction: T-Ss, Ss-Ss
Students activity: they read their e-mails
Time: 5 minutes
Activity 6
Teacher asks students to write their own request e-mail as homework.
Aim: to encourage writing requests
Techique:speaking
Interaction:T-Ss
Time: 3 minutes
Students activity: they listen to teachers explications
Assessment
Teacher assesses students participation in class discussions and understanding of
audience.
Aim: to reward students for their activity
Technique: speaking
Interaction:T-Ss
Students activity: they listen to teachers observations
Time:2 minutes

MAKING REQUESTS
Can you give me 5 dollars?
Could you help me with the
homework?
May I borrow your bike?

ACCEPTING
REQUESTS
All right!
Here you are.

REJECTING REQUESTS

Yes, of course.

Sorry, Im using it right

No, Im sorry. I cant.


Sorry.

now.