1. Topic-
Romantic Love Lasts Only a Year
2. Content-
What is love? / true love, love at first sight, physical appearance, personality, butterflies in the stomach, single
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1.Students will be able to identify and define what love is.
2.Students will be able to read an article about romantic love which contains idioms and phrasal verbs.
4. Objectives-
1.Students will be able to tell the class how being in love makes them feel.
2.Students will learn the idioms and phrasal verbs in the article.
5. Materials and Aids-
Dictionary, two pictures; one a couple which is obviously in love and in the other picture; they are arguing, for students to articulate how the two pictures make them feel, the article
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Write "love" on the board and ask the student what comes to their minds when they see this word and do a brain storming for a vocabulary exercise and it will be a good ice breaker for the shy students.
2.Ask further questions, to get them start discussing, such as "Have you ever been in love? Do you know anyone who is in love? Would you want to be in love?Why?Why not?"
3.When they finish discussing show the two pictures of a couple and let the students talk about the pictures this will help them develop their adjective knowledge.

B. Development-

1.Read the title "Romantic Love Lasts Only a Year" to the class and ask students to predict what they think the article will be about.
2.Proceed with selecting one student to start reading the article.
3.In every paragraph ask students if there is anything that they didn't understand.

C. Practice-

1.After reading, ask the students if they agreed or not with what was written in the article
2.Lead the students to discuss even further with questions such as "Does love really have an expiration date? If so, can we prolong it and how?

D. Independent Practice-

Students will find synonyms to the words they read in the article.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1.Students will read the article again silently and answer the true&false questions.
2.Listen to the article again and fill in the blanks.

F. Checking for understanding-

1.Ask students to give an example of a feeling they experience when they fall in love.
2.Ask students to use a new word they learned today to use in a sentence.

G. Closure-

1.Ask students "What is the most romantic action you can think of?" and let them give their opinions on the subject.
2.Give them a writing homework about their "dream date" Where would they go? Who would their date be? What will they do? etc.
7. Evaluation-
1.Because this lesson was mainly focused on speaking, it is evident that their participation to the lesson will be the proof of how efficient this lesson was
2.Collecting the writing assignment.
8. Teacher Reflection-
Since they are teenagers this is a very exciting subject for them so it was easy for them to participate in discussions and be eager to answer the questions. Having done reading, listening and speaking, because there was no time left, giving the writing assignment as homework seemed to fit.

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