Stefani Terziyan Stefani Terziyan

Teaching Practice 5
Beginners level


In this lesson's main aim is receptive skills, so it will fallow the stages of reading class. In pre-reading, the T will introduce new vocabulary. In first while-reading stage students will gist read the text to get the main idea of it. In the second stage of while-reading stage they will reread the text for comprehension and answer seven questions. In the post-reading stage students will use their productive skills based on the text they have read. They will speak for accuracy, trying to answer each others questions based on the texts. Next stage of the class will provide students freer practice for speaking for fluency. They will talk about their opinions and experiences. If there is time they will create their own hostel.


Abc Vocabular Pictures
Abc Across Cultures Hostels
Abc Rio de Janerio
Abc Student A Questions
Abc Student B Questions
Abc Belgrade
Abc Hostel Pictures

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about hostels in the context of traveling

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of hostels


Lead-in/Warm up (3-4 minutes) • to set lesson context and establish base knowledge of Hostel's meaning

Teacher will introduce herself and try to elicit hostel. T: In Jonathan's class you talked about a place you visited. Where did you stay? Do you know the word 'hostel'? Meaning/Form: 'a cheap hotel mainly for young people, they usually share bedrooms, bathrooms and living area.Young people sometimes choose to stay in hostels, because they are cheaper than hotels' noun-countable ICQ: Is it cheap or expensive? Cheap Do you share bedroom with other people? Yes Do you share bathroom with other people? Yes Is it for a short or long stay? Short T:Do you know any hostels in Turkey? Teacher will put the pictures of 'Three Black Catz Hostel' and 'Lighthouse Hostel'. What do you think these are? (Hostels)

Pre-Reading (3-4 minutes) • to learn new vocabulary words in the context of hostels

Teacher will one by one Elicit (with the pictures on the board), Check, Drill and Write lively, lovely, shopping mall, living room, clean, beach, tour and ticket. Eg. Elicit: Lively (adjective): full of energy and interest Check: Is it energetic? Yes Is it interesting? Yes Drill Write: Lively Teacher will follow the same ECDW method for the rest of the words.

While-Reading 1 (5-7 minutes) • to provide practice in gist reading get the main idea of a text with a controlled practice

Teacher will divide the class in to two groups A's and B's. T: Group A will read about Three Catz Hostel and group B will read about Lighthouse Hostel to answer this question: Is it a good place to stay? Everyone will read individually. ICQ: Are you all reading the same thing? No How many are hostels there? Two Will you read about one or two? One Are you reading alone? Yes After Ss are done. T: Discuss your answer in your group. Whole Class Feedback

While-Reading 2 (8-10 minutes) • to provide practice reading for comprehantion with a controlled practice.

T: Read the text again, but this time try to answer these questions. You can write. ICQ: Are we reading again? Yes Why are we reading? to answer the questions Are we working alone? Yes Teacher will monitor for confusions and if the students can do the task. If necessary teacher will hand out answer keys. T: Discuss your answers in your group. There is no Whole Class Feedback, because they will discuss the answers in pairs or AB.

Post-Reading (6-8 minutes) • to provide practice on productive skill of speaking for accuracy in a semi-controlled practice

T: A's line up here, B's line up here. You two are a pair now. A's hands up. You are asking these questions to your partner. B's hands up. You are asking these questions to your partner. Teacher will show an example how to do it. ICQ: Are we writing or speaking? Speaking Are we asking the same questions? No Will you take turns? Yes Group two pairs together for peer correction. Whole Class Feedback.

Freer Speaking Activity (8-10 minutes) • to provide practice on productive skill of speaking for fluency in a freer practice

T: In groups of three, discuss if you will stay in one of the hostels in the readings. Talk about the places you stayed before. ICQ: Will you discuss the hostels from the text? Yes Will you discuss the places you stayed before? Yes Will you write or speak? Speak? Whole Class Feedback T:In the same groups try to make a list of things you want in a hostel. Internet, clean bed etc. ICQ: Will you make-up a list? Yes Will you write? Yes Is everyone speaking? Yes If there is time put two groups together to find which one is better. Whole Class Feedback

Error Correction (2-3 minutes) • to provide correction on Students' production and use of language

Teacher will make notes of mistakes and words students have problem with, in meaning, form or pronunciation. Write on board. Ask Students to correct the mistakes. Than correct the ones Students have missed.

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