Lesson Plans: How to Ask for and Offer Good and Services


Contents and Language

  1. Goods and services
  2.  Places to shop: Mall,Supermarket.
  3.  I need Plumbing service,Mailing, and others.
  4.  There ¡s a car Rental, and others.
  5.  I need a doctor, a lawyer, etc 
  6.  Can, Could, May I help you?
  7.  I don’t like how this works, I like an overhaul.
  8.  Where can I get some medicine?
  9. How much is…? It is worth…
  10. This service is too expensive,bad, and reasonable. 


  1.  Asking for and offering services.
  2.  Complaining about goods or services.

Values and Attitudes

  1. Respect when asking for a service.
  2. Tolerance for other people’s opinions.
  3. Friendliness when interacting with others.
  4.  Sharing with others.
  5. Commitment towards community improvement. 
  6. Concern towards rights,debts, and customer laws


  1. Different goods and services in Costa Rica and other countries.
  2. Ways to get and offer goods and hire services




Extracting salient points from the whole text.


Teacher introduces the vocabulary about good and services  and key phrases by using a presentation

During- reading

Task #1: Students read a text about places and the good and services they offer and then they highlight the places and the services they give.

Task #2: Students answer a multiple choice about the places and the good and service they offer

Task #3: Student read the text again and write phrases such as I buy bread on Musmanni or Musmanni is where I buy bread.

 Post- reading

Students see pictures of different places and talk about the good and services they can get there.

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate Ss talking about goods and services about where they can get their goods and services during a brief presentation.



  1. Identifying main points from messages.
  2. Identifying different opinions and choices.


Teacher shows a picture and ask questions to activate their background knowledge and set the context for a recording about opinions of places that offer good  and services


Task #1: Students jot down any word they don’t know as they listen.

Task#2: Students complete the missing words in the text by listening the recording.

Task#3: Using the same recordings and texts , the students are going to unscramble the text in the correct order.


Students write a paragraph about a favorite place they visit and in which they get their goods or enjoy their services and why the like it.

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate students’ list of opinions and choices regarding goods and services in their town by checking their writing.



  1. Writing sentences and paragraphs to describe a request or complain.


Teacher introduces vocabulary to make requests and complaints by using a categorization game


Task #1 : Students  unscramble sentences written in pieces of paper to form a letter of complaint and a letter of request

Task#2:  Students highlight the key vocabulary used to make complaints and requests

Task#3: Students complete  a letter of complaint and request  using factual or fictional information


In the production section, students pick a situation from a slips of paper and write a letter of complaint or requests

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate students’ ability to make complaints and requests by checking their writing.



  1. Talking to offer possibilities and making choices.
  2.  Expressing points of view from information.
  3.  Taking parts in dialogues and conversations.


The teacher introduces vocabulary and structures such as You should, why don’t you…? to  tell people where to go if they need a good and service


Task#1 Students unscramble sentences in pieces of paper to form a conversation,during the task students ask for clarification of unknown vocabulary.

Task#2 Students read the dialogue and practice the dialogue with a partner taking into account fluency, intonation and correct pronunciation

Task #3 Students completes a similar dialogue but they personalize it with their own information


Students choose three situation from a bag of slips of papers and present a dialogue in which points of views and possibilities are offered.

Evaluation of Learning Outcomes:

The teacher by means of rubric will evaluate students’ ability to talk about points of view and possibilities during a presentation of a dialogue.