Lesson: How to Give Recommendations in English

During this lesson, you will learn how to make recommendation using different structures in English

You will learn to write sentences with should:

#2I recommend
#3I suggest
#4First Conditional
#5Second conditional
Let’s get started

Schema Activation: Charades (20 Mins)


You will be play charades using this key vocabulary

HeaderTo Add
FooterTo Fix
HomepageTo Create
Social MediaTo Reduce
ButtonsTo Delete
ImagesTo Optimize
SpeedTo write
Mega MenuTo Insert
FontTo check
Author BoxParagraphs

Check the verbs and make simple recommendations

Pre-Task: Introduction (20 Mins)


You will create simple recommendations

These are examples of basic recommendations in English

#1You should migrate your website
#2I recommend creating a website
#3I suggest cleaning the database
#4If you like web design, learn CSS
#5If I were you, I would use Tailwind

Check the verbs and make simple recommendations

Pre-Task: Reading (25 Mins)


You will unscramble words and create recommendations

Pre-Task: Listening (25 Mins)


You will unscramble words and create recommendations

Main Task: Giving Recommendations (1 Hour)


You will analyze a website and provide some recommendations

Information Technology Students

During this task, you will pretend you are a web design expert and analyze a website and provide recommendations to the website owner.

Focus on the:

  • Menu
  • Header
  • Footer
  • Images
  • Post Content
  • Ad Density
  • Headings
  • Font Size
  • Other Website sections or elements

The site, you will analyze is poolbuyeradvice.com

Write ten recommendations for the website owner

Post Task: Writing Recommendations (30 Mins)


Write a paragraph following the instructions outlined by your professor

  1. _____________________________
  2. _____________________________
  3. _____________________________
  4. _____________________________
  5. _____________________________

Manuel Campos, English Professor

José Manuel

I am José Manuel and I am an English Teacher in Costa Rica who loves English. I have been teaching English for more than 8 years and I like sharing what I know with others