This English lesson is for you if:
About the lesson:
- Lesson Goals: At the end of this lesson, students will become familiar with the usage of Reported (Indirect) Speech and will be introduced to the sensitive subject of crime.
- Focus English Grammar: Reported Speech
- Target Vocabulary: Crime
The package includes:
- ESL/ EFL English lesson for upper intermediate level (B2) (.pdf): 9 pages (including cover page, as well as Credits page)
- Answer Sheet (.pdf) – 4 pages
- audio file (.mp3) – female voice
- Look at the pictures. Who do you think is the criminal? What gives him away? What is his story?
– images of three different animals of which students must identify the potential criminal
(brainstorming target vocabulary.)
Presentation: (pages 2, 3)
- Listen to the text. Fill in the blanks.
(Listening comprehension exercise. Ronnie’s cousin tells the story of Ronnie, who stole from people, and is now in jail.)
- Mark the statements T for true and F for False.
- Match the words with their definitions.
(Standard True and False exercise to check how well details from the previous exercise was understood)
(Introduces Focus Vocabulary, and explains the meaning)
Practice:(pages 6, 7)
- Transform the sentences.
(Grammar practice exercise. Transforming sentences from Direct to Indirect (Reported Speech) following the explanation in Grammar Box)
- Fill in with the appropriate verb tense.
(Grammar practice exercise. Transforming verbs in brackets to the proper verb tense as per explanation in Grammar Box)
- Change the sentences to direct speech.
(From Indirect(Reported Speech) to Direct Speech. Target Grammar exercise. )