A LESSON PLAN FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHERS
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Lesson Plan Text
* = less common expression
Good morning/ afternoon.
Nice to meet you./ Pleased to meet you./ How do you do?*
Handing something over
(Just a second.) (Where is it? Ah.) Here you are. / Here you go.*
Explaining your name
(My name’s Mikiko/ Mikiko Suzuki, but) you can call me Miki/ everyone calls me Miki/ most
people find it easier to call me Miki/ please call me Miki.
Please use my nickname/ English name, which is…
Responding to the examiner’s request to ask you questions
Okay/ That’s fine.
(No problem/ Sure). Go ahead./ Please do.*
When you don’t understand a spoken question
(Sorry). What does… mean?
Can you repeat the question, please?
I don’t really understand the question. (Could you explain it another way?)
When you don’t understand a written question
Can I ask a question about the task?
What does this word mean?
Pausing for thought
(Hmm) (Interesting question.) Let me see/ Let me think.
Answering difficult questions
I’m not really sure/ I don’t know much about this/ I’m no expert, but I guess/ I suppose…
When you are unable to answer a question
(I’m) sorry,/ I’m afraid nothing is coming to mind./ I really can’t think of anything at the
moment./ I really can’t remember (right now).
Starting your Part Two presentation
I’d like to/ I’m going to talk/ speak about…
I’m going to give a short presentation about…
Getting your presentation back on track
What else did I have to speak about? Oh yes,…
Moving on to…
Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2011