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gıst readıng and error correctıon
İntermediate level


In this lesson, students practice skim/gist reading a text to match the headings and pictures with the related text and exercise.


Abc flash cards
Abc gap fill hand out
Abc cut out Questions
Abc Matching pictures with the text
Abc Matching heading with the text

Main Aims

  • Reading
  • Receptive skills

Subsidiary Aims

  • Vocabulary: To introduce and practice adjectives to describe criminals e.g burglar


Warmer/Lead-in (2-3 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage studentsesson context and engage students

Procedure: Stick the pictures on the WB, then try to illustrate the word 'crime'. Questions: Whats happening in the picture? Why is the police arresting the man? What did he do? Try to illustrate the word 'Crime' from the students Then ask the students what crimes the pictures are related to, and how high they are in Turkey.

Highlighting (-2--5 minutes) • Pre - reading

Post the headings from the text on the WB Allow student to imagine what the text will be about.

Gist-reading (10-15 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

Pair the sts with groups as they are seated. Distribute the two different picture from the HO separately to each group, and tell them to discuss for a minute about what might be going on in the picture. Then ask random students about their thoughts. Distribute the text and allow them to match the pictures with the text. Swap the students and they talk about what text they had. Procedure: Gist reading. - Allow students to match each passage with the sustainable picture. Concept checking question: Do you have to read it fast or slow? Slow

While reading (2-8 minutes) • To draw students' attention to the target language

To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice. Procedure: Chest the HO again and explain the second exercise to the students. Explain the example. Then ask them to complete the sentences by checking the text. Then ask them to compare their answers in pairs before checking it with the class.

Semıi-Controlled Practice (8-10 minutes) • To concept check and prepare students for more meaningful practice

Have a class discussion about the exercise 3. -Review the vocabulary to be sure they know them. -Introduce the exercise with an example. -Allow them to work individually . -pair checking for answer.

Free Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

In pairs pass out group of questions different to Student A and Student B Students will ask these questions to there partner and then they swap.

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