Task-Based Lesson: How to Talk about Good and Services

How to Talk about Good and Services

How to Talk about Good and Services


  1. Airport: You can travel to another city.
  2. Bakery:  you can buy fresh bread and cakes there.
  3. Bank:  you deposit money or cash a check.
  4. Bookstore: you can buy books and magazines in that place.
  5. Bus station: You can take a bus to another city.
  6. Butcher’shop:  You can buy fresh meat there.
  7. café: you can buy a cup of coffee, cakes or sandwiches.
  8. Church: You can pray and worship there.
  9. Department Store: You can buy clothes , appliances and so much more.
  10. Cinema/movies:  you can see the latest movies there.
  11. Gas Station: You can buy fuel
  12. Gym: you can do exercises, weight training and keep fit there
  13. Beauty Salon:  you go there when you want to cut your hair
  14. Hospital: you go there when you need a surgery .
  15. Hotel: where you can sleep when you visit another city
  16. Jail / Prison: criminals go there for a number of days or years
  17. Library: a place where you can read and borrow books
  18. Pharmacy/ Drugstore: you can buy medicines
  19. Police Station: when a person is arrested, the police takes him/her to this place
  20. Park:  where you can rest, play or walk your dog
  21. Restaurant: you go there to buy meals and special dishes.
  22. School: a place where children learn
  23. Supermarket: You can buy food and drinks

Lesson Plan: How to Talk about Good and Services

Schema Activation

  1. Students make three or four teams.
  2. They are given a wordle and they have to identify the vocabulary in it.
  3. Each group chooses a leader to do mimics so their team guesses the good or the service in the slips of paper.

Pre- Task

Task #1

  1. Teacher sends a presentation with sentences to students.
  2. Students read sentences and identify if these describe goods or services.
  3. They compare their answers with their classmates by using phrases such as:
    1. I think this is a good
    2. I think this is a service

Task #2

  1. Teacher  invites students to play this Kahoot Game so they can learn more about places and the good and services they offer.

Task #3

  1. Students make pairs.
  2. They sit in a back to back position
  3. They have to talk each other and complete a matching about places and the good and services they offer
  4. Once they  finished, they quiz each other using the information in it.


  1. Students record themselves talking about where to get good and services. They do the activity in groups of three. They record themselves and they make two questions to their classmates to make sure they are paying attention.

Post- Task

  1. Students are sent a google form.
  2. They  complete the survey before they leave.



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