Before the Lesson Half of the class should listen to Recording A. The other half should listen to Recording B. Part 1. a. Find a
Multi-lesson module, B2 level. Learning and using key vocabulary and grammar to convey a professional tone in emails. Practice in conveying formality and friendliness through choice of phrasing. Reading example emails and analysing their tone. Multiple, wide-ranging discussion topics relating to email and the situations in which it is used. A final collaborative workshop in which students use the concepts and language studied in this module to make improvements to their own real-world emails.
Conversation lesson, B2 level. Listening to two contrasting monologues and identifying the speakers’ viewpoints. Practice of 2nd conditional (students need to know this already, before the lesson). Vocabulary: “just because… doesn’t mean” and “…has nothing to do with…”.
Extended lesson, C1 level. Listening comprehension based on a documentary movie voiceover. Reading and responding to a review of a recent book. Identifying synonyms and their use in making descriptions more colourful. Vocabulary relating to movement and conflict. ‘Quite’ with gradable and non-gradable adjectives. Speaking on themes including cats’ habits, navigating and getting lost. Writing a description of a map drawn from imagination.
Complete lesson, B2-C1 level. Naming parts of a car. Using driving-related verbs to describe manoeuvres and processes on the road. Understanding directions given by an instructor or examiner.