Getting by in London – Conversation Lesson (60′)

This is a lighter lesson, planned for my B2 (CEFR) student. Are you looking for a conversation lesson? Then, let’s talk about London!

Material used:

PPT file: Getting by in London

Article: 12 Tips For Getting By In London

Website: http://www.inspiringinterns.com/blog/2016/09/tips-for-getting-by-in-london-without-an-income/

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bpnDAGVEeZg 

[Slide 1]

1. Presenting the topic

  • Interaction: T-SS
  • Timing: 2′
  • Monitoring: Check whether ss are on the “same page”.
  • Feedback: only if needed.
  • Steps: Show ss the first slide with the topic of the lesson “Getting by in London”. Go over the meaning of the phrasal verb “to get by”. 

[Slide 2]

2. Setting the scene

  • Interaction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
  • Timing: 5′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions. 
  • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation. 
  • Steps: Ss discuss: If asked to provide 5 tips to a Brazilian friend who is going to London, what would they be?

[Slide 3]

3. Lead-in

  • Interaction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
  • Timing: 5′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions. 
  • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation. 
  • Steps: Ss discuss:

[Slides 4 & 5]

4. Reading for vocabulary.

  • Interaction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
  • Timing: 10′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions. 
  • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation. 
  • Steps: Show ss the title of the article “12 tips for getting by in London” and ask ss “What do you think the text will mention?” and after check, if their predictions were right.[Slides 6 – 9]
  • 5. Work on VocabularyInteraction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
    • Timing: 10′
    • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions. 
    • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation. 
    • Steps: Ss are going to heck the words/phrases that are in bold in the text, discuss with their pairs or trios their possible meanings and then match to the correct sentence. 
  • Fancy (adj.)
  • Eligible (adj.)
  • To bulk do sth (v.)
  • To sneak (v.)
  • To go off (p.v.)
  • To stash (v.)
  • To afford (v.)
  • A trim (n.)
  • To scope out (p.v.)
  • To book out (p.v.)
  • Prior to (adj.)
  • To nab (v.)

[Slide 10]

6. Vocabulary in context/ in use

  • Interaction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
  • Timing: 20′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions. 
  • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation. 
  • Steps: Firstss discuss the following questions in pairs or trios1) Would you be eligibleto live under these conditions?2) Do you usually bulkbuy supermarket goods or do you buy separate items?
  • 3) When you are Reading a magazine, what do you usually scope out?4) What do you think is important prior to education?Then, ss are going to create other questions using the vocabulary and content found on the text. 

[Slide 11]

7. If time allows (Follow-up) or assign it as homework.

  • Interaction: T-SS / S-SS/ S-S
  • Timing: 7′
  • Monitoring: Teacher walks around the room, takes notes on ss’s relevant contributions.
  • Feedback: board ss’s relevant contributions. Focus on vocabulary and pronunciation.
  • Steps: Work on the video tips.

[Slide 12]

8. Wrap-up

  • Interaction: T-SS
  • Timing: 2′
  • Monitoring: Ask ss to say how they intend to use the vocabulary acquired. 
  • Feedback: —
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