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Teaching Second Conditionals through Think-Pair-Share

by Serhat Aşık | 08 Jun 2021
Resource Description: Language Hub B1+ Course Book
Audience: University
Audience Language Proficiency: Intermediate
Duration: 3 40-minute lessons
Language Skill: Grammar, Speaking, Vocabulary, Writing
Content Area: English for Academic Purposes
Objective(s): By the end of the first lesson, students will be able to recognize the second conditional structure in unreal/imaginary present/future contexts and differentiate it from first conditionals.

By the end of the second lesson, students will have practiced Type 2 conditionals and produced first and second conditional clauses.

By the end of the third lesson, students will have had the opportunity to talk about unreal/imaginary present/future contexts in pairs & groups.

-The teacher greets and welcomes students

-The teacher writes an if- clause ( Type 1 ), and asks students to complete the sentence with different ideas

-Sample sentences are read aloud and students think about the answers to the questions

-They discuss their answers in pairs in breakout rooms

-Students share their answers.

-The teacher provides them with the necessary explanations for clarification

-Students choose the correct words individually to complete the blanks and check their answers.

-The teacher provides the students with the necessary explanations about the rules

-The teacher gives more examples to compare first and second conditionals to differentiate the meaning

-The teacher refers to the explanations in this part

 See attachment for complete lesson plans.

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