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Colegiul Naional Aurel Vlaicu

Bucureti, sector 1
LESSON PLAN
SCHOOL: Colegiul Naional Aurel Vlaicu
TEACHER: STAN ALEXANDRA GABRIELA
DATE: the 1st of April, 2015
LEVEL: INTERMEDIATE
TEXTBOOK: Going for Gold, Longman
UNIT/LESSON: Unit 11 Water, water everywhere, Question tags
LESSON TOPIC: Modals of Deduction
TIME: 50'
TEACHING AIDS: blackboard, chalk, worksheets, Power Point presentation, textbook
AIMS

to introduce modal verbs used to talk about degrees of probability in the past and in the present

to practise using modals of deduction in the present through matching, fill in and sentence forming
exercises

to practise using modals of deduction in the past through rephrasing exercises

to consolidate the use of modals of deduction through forming sentences about given images

STAGES

INTERACTION

SKILLS

ACTIVITIES AND
DETAILED PROCEDURES

STAGE AIMS

I
Organization
al
moment
Checking
homework

T-S

Speaking

Teacher (T) greets the Ss

and asks if there are any
absentees

to the lesson

II
Warm-up

S-S
T-Ss

Speaking

T introduces the concept of

two familiar characters:
Sherlock
Holmes
and

of deductions

Hercule Poirot

III

T-S

Introduce the
topic of the
lesson

Grammar
practice
Translation

T introduces modal verbs

used to talk about degrees of
probability in the past and in
the present:
-must/might/can't
infinitive

to introduce modal verbs

of probability in the past
and in the present

bare

-must/might/can't + be +
present participle
-must/might/can't + have +
past participle

III
Practise the
use of modals
of deduction
in the present

T-Ss
S-s

Grammar
practice

T uses marker sentences to

emphasize the use of modals
of deduction

The T tells Ss to open their

textbooks on page 119
the T asks Ss to work in
pairs to solve Activity 2:
match the sentences with the
logical deductions
the T checks the responses
with the whole class
the T asks Ss to work in
pairs to solve Activity 3:
sentence completion
the T checks the responses
with the whole class
if there is still time, the T
tells Ss to work in pairs to
solve Activity 4
The T tells Ss that they have
to look at the contents of the
suitcase and make as many
logical deductions as they
can about the owner of the
suitcase
the T checks the responses
with the whole class

IV

T-Ss
S-S

Grammar
practice

The T tells Ss to open their

textbooks on page 121

to practise using modals

of deduction in the
present through matching,
fill in and sentence
forming exercises

to practise using modals

of deduction in the past

IV
S-S
Consolidation T-S

Grammar
practice

V
Practice
Worksheets
Act. 5, 6 & 7
Matching,
filling gaps
10'

Grammar
practice

T-S

VI
Expanding
the topic of
the lesson
Worksheet
Act. 8, 9 &
10
10'

T-Ss

VII
S-S
Consolidation
Back-up
activity (If
there is still
time)
Worksheets
Act. 11
13'

Listening
Pronunciati
on

Speaking

through rephrasing
exercises

the T asks Ss to work in

pairs to solve Activity 4:
rephrasing
the T checks the responses
with the whole class

T asks Ss to match the

sentence halves
T asks Ss work in pairs in
order to solve the exercise
the whole class
T asks Ss to fill in the gaps
T asks Ss work in pairs in
order to solve the exercise
the whole class
T explains the use of
Question tags to Ss
questions from Activity 4,
concerning the use of
question tags in the given
text
T plays a recoding
illustrating the intonation
used for question tags OR
sentences, using the right
intonation
T tells Ss to pair up
Each Ss has to complete the
sheet with information that
he/ she thinks is true about
the partner
Ss have to use question tags
in the second part of the
sentences
In pairs, Ss interview each
other
At the end of the activity, the
T asks a pair to act out the
interview in fron of the
whole class

to consolidate the use of

modals of deduction
through forming
images

to practice the use of

question tags through fill
in the gaps and matching
exercises

question tags

of question tags

of question tags

actively

IX
Evaluation
and
homework
2'

T-S

T evaluates Ss, praising

them
T gives homework:
Textbook: Activity 1, 3 page 107

topic