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CAMBRIDGE ESOL CELTA LESSON PLAN

Name: Clive Elsmore

Date: 8 Mar 2012

TP No: 4 / Stage 1

Level: Upper Intermediate

Lesson Focus:

Grammar,

Reading,

Writing,

Speaking,

Listening,

Vocabulary.

Main Aim

Main Aim

Main Aim

By the end of the lesson the students will be

 
 

speaking more accurately and fluently in the context of verbs of the senses (looks, feels, sounds, tastes, smells)

aware of grammar of verbs of the senses, especially looks, looks like, looks as if

 

Subsidiary Aim

 

By the end of the lesson the students will be

 
 

aware of the theme of actors acting & body language

Personal Aims

 
 

Give clear and concise instructions

 

Give plenty student talking time

Correct pronunciation errors and give encouraging feedback

Go faster and keep on schedule

Assumptions (What you think the students will know about the topic, the grammar, the skill)

 

The SS will probably know these expressions but are unlikely to have analysed them

Anticipated Problems and Solutions (for the students, not you)

 
Problem Solution

Problem

Solution

Problem Solution

1

Students may need more time than planned

Curtail the controlled practice exercises – tell to do if time.

2

SS may confuse 'feel' eg I feel like a banana.

Be prepared for literal / metaphorical translations

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Materials:

 

Self-made computer-based presentation, based on p60 & p61 “New English File,” Upper Int Student's Book, OUP ISBN 978- 0-19-451842-0 – “Let Your Body Do The Talking”

Photo for opening question: Do you like having your photo taken?

Photo of Christopher Lloyd, by Raymond Schatz

 

Blurb from book / photos of Christopher Lloyd from Back to the Future

Controlled Practice Task 1 – with handout

 

Controlled Practice Task 2 – with handout

Photos of Alan Cumming and Michael Cumpsty for freer practice

 

Flip chart for explaining FORM of 1)looks 2)looks like 3) looks as if

Language Analysis and Vocabulary

 

Meaning, form and phonology

 
 

word

meaning

form verb + adj verb + like + noun verb + as if + phrase with Vb

phonology

looks

appears

looks like

similar to

words merge to “slike” words merge to “sazif”

looks as if similar to

Procedure: What are you and the students going to do? Would another teacher be able to teach from this?

Procedure: What are you and the students going to do? Would another teacher be able to
Procedure: What are you and the students going to do? Would another teacher be able to
 

Stage Focus

Interaction Time

Stage Aim

Procedure

1

Lead In

SS

2

Create interest. Personalise topic.

Do you like having your photo taken? Why? Discuss in pairs. Show photo.

2

Feedback

ST

2

Provide fluency practice

Nominate: X tell me about Y

 

Language

SS

8

To elicit meaning form and phonology

Look at this photo of a man. In pairs, discuss

Presentation

1. What does the expression on his face tell you?

2. What is his job?

 

3. What happened just before this photo was taken?

Check understanding. then show photo of Christopher Lloyd.

elicit/give model sentences on WB:

TS ST

1 he/the man etc looks

2 he/the man etc looks like

3 he/the man etc looks as if

3

[Observing tutor says I should have given these and elicited what follows]

TS ST

establish meaning by asking concept questions. Is he [old]? Might he be [younger] than he appears? Do we know for sure he's [old]. He looks [old] but we don't know for sure.

elicit form + mark on model sentences

1 he looks

+ adj

2 he looks like

+ noun

3 he looks as if

+ phrase containing verb.

Focus on pronunciation

highlight phonology issues + mark on model sentences drill chorally and individually if necessary he “lookslike” “looksazif”

Stage Focus Interaction Time Stage Aim Procedure

Stage Focus

Interaction Time

Stage Aim

Procedure

Stage Focus Interaction Time Stage Aim Procedure
 

Feedback

S-Group

3

To introduce overall lesson theme (actors acting)

Read the text. Working on your own, answer:

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Who is the man in the photo? What's he doing? Show book blurb & photos of Christopher Lloyd / Doc Emmett Brown, Back to the Future Nominate and check understanding

 

Vocabulary

T-S-T

5

To extend

Elicit other verbs of the senses:

5

awareness of

feels, smells, tastes, sounds

 

similar verbs

 
 

Controlled

 

5

To provide

Chest handouts Task 1 and Task 2. Complete an example of each. Working in pairs, do down to number 6 on each. If enough time, complete. Give out.

Practice

S-S Pairs

controlled

practice of

6

structure

Feedback

S-Group

5

To consolidate form and meaning

Nominate and elicit answers from all students.

 

Freer Practice

S-S

5

To provide freer practice of structure

Look at these photos of actors. Working in pairs, describe the actors using:

looks

looks like

looks as if

6

 

Confirm instructions. Display photo.

To consolidate

 

Feedback

S-Group

5

understanding of grammar

Feedback: Nominate X, tell me about photo A:

using looks, looks like, looks as if

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