To provide gist and detailed reading practice in order to correct factual mistakes using a text about skydiving
To provide justification for their choices through a speaking practice in the context of adrenalin inducing extreme sports
Procedure (35-50 minutes)
T will write ''Adrenalin'' on the board, and ask the students whether or not they know what it means.If they don't know the meaning of the word, T will define it for the students. Then the T will ask the students to work in pair groups to come up with a few subjects and activities that they think might induce Adrenalin. T-S task feedback, write some interesting ideas/activities on the board.
T will ask the students whether they remember the answer to her 'Truth or Lies' activity from the previous day, which was about skydiving. She will then put a skydiving photo on the board and ask if any of the students has ever done it, and what they think about it.
T will go through the three choices in the first exercise with the class, and ask them to skim the text and decide which answer describes the author's attitude to skydiving.
T will allow the students to do a longer and more detailed reading of the text. She will then go over the example in exercise 2, by emphasizing that there is one factual mistake in each sentence. She will give them some time to do the execise on their own. After they are done, she will ask them to compare their answers in pairs before sharing it with the entire class. WCF
T will put pictures of different extreme sports on the board. She will also hand out cut up papers with the name of each activity, and ask the students to match the names with the activity on the board. Students will then form pair groups and choose and discuss three of these activities in order of preference according to the following options; a) I would definitely consider practicing this sport. b)Maybe I would try it c) No way! They need to discuss their choices with their partner and offer justification for their answers. WCF Delayed error correction, if necessary