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A1 level


In this lesson the students will be reading for gist and then reading for a specific purpose. They will also be making a class Project and present it to the class.


Abc World Quest Student Book Ex:1
Abc World Quest Student Book Ex:2
Abc Stationary supplied by teacher
Abc PowerPoint

Main Aims

  • To provide practice for reading for gist and reading for specific information

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide practice in using the target language for students by preparing a poster about their last birthday and presenting it to the class


Lead in (4-5 minutes) • To warm up the students

*Greet the students *Start talking about my birthday and show the PowerPoint about my last birthday

Exposure (2-3 minutes) • Get the students ready for the reading text

*Hang up the enlarged pictures from the text and ask questions to get the students involved.

Controlled Practice 1 (5-6 minutes) • Reading for gist

*Students read the text *Teacher asks general questions about the text. Eg. How old is the boy? What was his presents? What was his favourite present? Did hid father gave him the pet frog?

Controlled Practice 2 (4-5 minutes) • Reading for specific information

*Students are asked to read the text again and complete the sentences *Students get into pairs and check their answers *Class check for the answers

Semi-Controlled Practice (9-10 minutes) • To prepare a class project about students' last birthday

*Teacher shows the poster she prepared earlier about her last birthday *Teacher asks students to think about their last birthday and prepare a poster where they have to draw and colour themselves and their presents.

Free Practice (10-11 minutes) • To get the students using the target language as they're doing their presentation

*Students present their poster to the class using the target language Eg. This is my birthday. I'm 44 years old. I have got a watch from my dad and a hat from my sister. I have got two books from my brother and a beautiful cat from my mother. I love my cat. It is my favourite present.

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