Typical language lesson plan shapes for trainee teachers PGCE MFL

Typical language lessons plans are what any trainee teacher needs to help them on their PGCE or PGDE journey.
This resource includes advice on how to structure your lessons with easy to follow stages.
This works for all languages, MFL, EFL, etc.

Contents of the document
1. How to write - a typical lesson plan
2. How to prepare - a typical set-up for an activity
3. Lessons with SPEAKING OR WRITING (Productive skills)
4. Lessons with ROLE PLAYS
5. Lessons with READING OR LISTENING (Receptive skills)
6. Using the PPP method (Present, practice, produce)
7. Beginners’ and Elementary functions (pronunciation, grammar, functional exchange)
8. Beginners’ and Elementary vocabulary
9. Using the TTT method (Test-Teach-Test) - a common variation of PPP
10. Common Activity types, per skill.

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Created: Aug 19, 2016

Updated: Jul 21, 2019

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