Task-Based Lesson: How to Describe Different Products and Services


Vocabulary

  1. good
  2. bad
  3. cheap
  4. expensive
  5. innovative
  6. creative
  7. interesting
  8. appealing
  9. attractive
  10. useful
  11. new
  12. old
  13. modern
  14. technological
  15. necessary
  16. important
  17. Durable
  18. Tough
  19. Long Lasting
  20. Premium
  21. Fremium
  22. Fragile
  23. Casual

Phrases

  1. Tell me about (this product)
  2. What can you tell me about (this product)?
  3. Can you give me some information/details about this?
  4. What is special/unique about this?
  5. What are the specifications?
  6. Let me tell you about . . .
  7. This is our (newest) product.
  8. This is one of our latest designs.
  9. It is made of . . .
  10. It can be used for . . .
  11. You can use it to . . .
  12. You can . . . with it
  13. This has/contains . . .
  14. This one features . . .
  15. This comes with . . .
  16. This is equipped with . . .
  17. This particular model . . .
  18. This is priced at . . .
  19. This costs . . .

 Expressions

  1. This product is the best because…
  2. This product is better than…
  3. One of the key feature of this product is …
  4. You can…
  5. This product helps you to…
  6. One of the main characteristics of the product is …

Schema Activation ( 10 Mins)

  1. The teacher is gonna show a part of an image and students have to figure out what the product is

Pre- Tasks (80 Mins)

Task #1. Teacher gives students a Quizlet Set with characteristics of different products and services, then the teacher shows a Powerpoint Presentation so students raise their hands and tell the characteristic that best describes the product or service shown in the presentation. (20 Mins)

Task #2:  Teacher play a guessing games, students see a  picture, they have to describe it and the other partner has to guess what product or service that is. (20 Mins)

Task #3: Students  make pairs and they watch a video about the Iphone X and they have to note down the main features of that phone, they talk about their notes and  after that they are given a worksheet that they have to complete based on the information shown in the video. (20 Mins)

Task #4: Students are given a piece of information about an electronical device, students have to understand the information and they have to pretend that they are selling the device to a customer, thay have to talk about the benefits of such device.  (20 Mins)


Main- Task  ( 40 Mins)

  1. Students will be given a Powerpoint Presentation, the presentation has products and services. Students has to describe the products and services from the Powerpoint using at least 5 characteristics.
  2. They have to present the information to their classmates without reading and both have to talk when presenting information about each product.

Post-Task (30 Mins)

  1.  Students are given a wordle and they have to write  as many sentences as they can during ten minutes. After that the teacher takes some sentences and ask students to correct them. (Pronunciation and Grammar is reinforced)

Wordle


Additional Resources

  1. Describing Products and Services (Glossary and Quizzes)

 

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