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Plan
Author
Level
Main aims
Bindu Grover
Elementary
Speaking skills & narratives
Michael
Berman
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Michael
Berman
Various
Speaking skills
Rolf Palmberg
Intermediate
upwards
Vocabulary & Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Michael
Berman
Intermediate
upwards
Listening skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Michael
Berman
Pre-
intermediate
Integrated skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Many
contributors
Elementary upwards
See page
Alicia
Delahunty
Upper
intermediate
To extend the students'
store of vocabulary connected to health
To review language from
the text
To give freer speaking
practice
To give listening practice
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
Alicia
Delahunty
Intermediate
upwards
Speaking skills
 
Upper
intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To introduce & review language & vocabulary
To introduce functional language
To give freer speaking practice
Rolf Palmberg
Various
Preparing for a holiday trip
 
Intermediate
upwards
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To review language from the text
To give freer speaking practice
    
Upper
intermediate
To give intensive reading practice
To extend the stds' store of vocab connected to music
To give listening for pleasure
To review language from the text
To give freer speaking practice
    
Intermediate
upwards
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To review the present perfect tense
To give freer speaking practice
Greg Gobel
Advanced
CAE

To sensitize learners to the types of mistakes in Eng in Use Part 3 through an outline of the story of Frankenstein and for learners to successfully practice correcting mistakes in a challenging literature extract from Frankenstein adapted to an Eng in Use Part 3 style.
For learners to demonstrate gist understanding of a complex piece of literature and to infer the meaning of some literary language.

Seamus
'Muircheartaigh
Upper
intermediate
Integrated skills
  
Intermediate
To give extensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper
intermediate
To give extensive & detailed reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
To give oral practice with functional areas involved in the speaking activities: blaming, disagreeing etc..
To look at lexical sets within the article: shopping, insecurity, responsibility etc..
 
Pre-intermediate
To give intensive & extensive reading practice
To introduce vocab connected to the lexical set of sleep
To review comparatives & superlatives, used to, direct & indirect speech in news reports..........
To give freer speaking practice
Other aims depending on language focus & follow up...
 
All levels
To give speaking practice
 

Low
intermediate

To give skim reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
 
Intermediate
To give intensive reading practice
To examine an aspect of the Christmas celebrations
To give pracice with working out meaning of lexis from context
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper
intermediate
To give intensive & extensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
Other aims depending on language focus & follow up.
Tanju Deveci
Pre-intermediate
By the end of the lesson students will have
a - been encouraged to notice some collocational usages of the words 'make', 'do' and 'have' in a written (in the form of a letter seeking for advice)and recorded dialogue by listening to the conversation first and then reading the typescript.
b - recorded these collocations on a worksheet provided by the teacher.
c - practiced using these collocations in context by writing sentences about themselves or their family members.
  
Upper Intermediate
To introduce the set around 'lying'
To give extensive & more intensive reading strategy practice
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
Review/introduce & practice the language of probability
To give freer speaking practice
  
Advanced
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
Language focus to suit
To give freer speaking practice
  
Advanced
To give extensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate up
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To extend the stds' store of vocab connected to shopping
To review 1st conditional sentences
To give freer speaking practice
 
Upper Intermediate
/Advanced
To give extensive & intensive listening practice
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To introduce vocab connected to 'forgeries' & 'fakes'
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To review when direct & indirect speech is used.
To extend the stds' store of vocab connected to computers & data
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To extend the stds' store of vocab connected to music
To give listening practice - for detail & for pleasure
To review 2nd conditional sentences
To give freer speaking practice
   
Upper intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To provide stds with real world skills related to writing & sending e-mails
To extend the stds' store of vocab connected to 'e-mails'
To review conditional sentences
To give freer speaking practice
Sandra Bradwell
Advanced
To sensitise students to the discourse features of oral narrative
To raise further awareness of the listener's active role in story telling
Sandra Bradwell
Upper intermediate
To provide an opportunity for students to discuss and analyse the differences between the present perfect simple and present perfect continuous forms from a clear context
To develop skill of noticing word stress, weak forms of auxiliaries have/has and been
Nigel McGloin
Intermediate
To present the passive through a text and then heighten students' awareness of why and how the passive is used
To introduce some new vocabulary items
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give listening for pleasure
To give freer speaking practice
English-to-Go
Elementary
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To examine 'tried to'
To give speaking practice
English-to-Go
Intermediate
To examine the language for common illnesses
To give intensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
English-to-Go
Advanced
To give reading - scanning, fast reading & detailed reading, listening & speaking practice
To encourage the use of the internet for research
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To look at cooking & chocolate-related vocab
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To give intensive listening practice
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
To review & expand vocabulary connected to describing character
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading
To focus on .... - depends on the group.
To give short letter writing practice
To give freer speaking practice
Gerard Eley
Intermediate
To present and give controlled practice of nine phrasal verbs with the particle 'up' or 'down'.
To present the grammatical rules that are necessary when using phrasal verbs and to increase the students' awareness of what they need to take note of when learning phrasal verbs.
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive listening practice
To introduce a lexical set around the theme of 'gossip'
To give controlled speaking practice
To give freer speaking practice
Gerard Eley
Beginners
To present and give controlled practice of  'Could I + inf' and 'Could you + inf' as polite requests
To give listening practice for checking information
To review recently taught food vocabulary
To give less controlled speaking practice
To develop stds' language awareness
  Gerard Eley
Intermediate
To develop stds vocabulary range for describing people.
To present and give controlled practice of questions using 'like'
To give listening practice for general and specific information.
To give practice in using a bilingual dictionary.
To start to introduce how words work together and possible connotations so help develop stds ability to expand their own vocabulary.
To give freer practice in asking yes/no questions
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To extend the stds' knowledge of computer-related vocabulary
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To focus on ...... - see lang. focus stage
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To review the language of present deduction
To give freer speaking practice
  
Intermediate
To introduce some common acronyms used in e-mails
To look at some tips for writing e-mails
To give intensive reading practice
To give oral fluency practice
To give practice in writing e-mails - if the writing activity is used as a follow up
  
Upper Intermediate
To introduce storytelling techniques
To help students to tell stories better in both English their own native language
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give oral fluency practice
To give listening practice - listening for pleasure
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To provide some memory tools
To give oral fluency practice
To review & expand on the lexical field of 'memory'
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give oral fluency practice
To review & expand vocab connected to the 'Internet'
To review some tenses
To give freer writing practice
  
Intermediate
To introduce & give oral practice with the vocabulary of ‘crime’
To give reading practice – reading for detail
To give speaking practice in telling anecdotes
  
Upper Intermediate
To give reading practice - the sub-skills you deal with will depend on how you tackle the text
To review specific language areas - see plan for suggestions
To give freer speaking practice
Simon Ferdinand
Intermediate
To experiment with the use of cuisenaire rods, and learn about their effectiveness in different classroom activities
To carry out a mingle speaking activity based on negotiations; to recycle the language of company organisation and structure
To teach and practise the language of economic trends (rise, grow, fall, drop, sharply, gradually, go up / down, etc.)
  
Intermediate
To look at the theme of 'work'
To examine some work-related vocab
To review reported speech
To give reading skills practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice
To give oral fluency practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To look at the theme of 'cinema' & 'Di Caprio'
To give intensive reading practice
To introduce cinema vocabulary
To review the language for narrative telling
 
 
 

 

Lesson plans from the Tips section of the site

Plan
Author
Level
Main aims
This & the following 4 plans use the same plan but different texts
Intermediate
To give detailed reading practice
To introduce/review 'holiday' vocabulary
To review & give oral practice with comparatives & superlatives
To practise the language of persuasion, the language of discussion....
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper Intermediate
Same as above
  
Upper Intermediate
Same as above
  
Advanced
Same as above
  
Upper Intermediate
Same as above
  
Intermediate
To give intensive reading practice
To give freer speaking practice
To give freer writing practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To examine the vocab of demonstrations & protest
To give listening practice
To give intensive reading practice
To make stds aware of Women's Day
  
Intermediate
To give detailed reading practice
To look at the theme & vocab related to advertising
To give oral fluency practice
  
Most levels
To give oral fluency practice
To review comparatives & superlative
  
Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading
To give freer speaking practice
To expand vocabulary - 'crime & banking' vocab
  
Intermediate
To give reading practice
To review vocabulary/structure
To make stds aware of 'rhythm'
To give freer speaking practice
  
Upper Intermediate
To give freer speaking practice
To give reading practice
To introduce some vocabulary & traditions connected to Christmas celebrations
  
Upper Intermediate
To give extensive & intensive reading practice.
To give freer speaking practice.
To look at some of the language in the text
To make stds aware of BNDay
  
Intermediate
To introduce & give controlled oral practice with the following adjectives: stingy, selfish, vain, possessive, moody, anti-social. unfaithful
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