Task-Based Lesson: Asking and giving directions inside buildings


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Vocabulary

Giving Directions

  1. Go forward
  2. turn left/ right at the corner
  3. walk along
  4. walk straight ahead
  5. upstairs
  6. downstairs
  7. take the elevator
  8. go in
  9. go out
  10. go through
  11. it’s right here
  12. it’s on your right /left
  13. it’s the second door on your right

Prepositions of place

  1. next to
  2. in front of
  3. behind
  4. near
  5. close
  6. across from

Places inside the building

  1. Department
  2. laboratory
  3. center, administration office
  4. cafeteria
  5. hall
  6. classroom
  7. restroom
  8. recreational areas
  9. building
  10. campus
  11. copy center
  12. lunch room
  13. reception
  14. conference room

Pre-Task

  1. Teacher provides students with a quizlet set so they can check the meaning of the key vocabulary and its pronunciation. (Introduction of the vocabulary)
  2. Students are sent a video and they have to complete a worksheet in which they have to listen for the following details
    • What is the person looking for?
    • What is the location of the place inside the building?
    • What are some key expressions when giving the directions?
  3. Teachers writes in the whiteboard expressions to ask for directions politely and they practice a short dialogue with those expressions.
    • Can you tell me where the cafeteria is ?
    • Could you tell me where the passport office is ?
  4. Students are given a sheet of paper with a map of a building, they have to ask questions to their partners and they have to give the directions. They switch places after one minute

Task

Students give directions to their classmates about the places inside the Liberia Mall

Post-Task

Students answer a quiz online

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