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Beginner level


In this lesson, Sts will read a short text to practise their skimming and scanning through gist and detailed reading. Also, they will revise and practice adverbs of frequency.


Abc HO1
Abc HO3-reading
Abc HO4-speaking
Abc Flashcards
Abc HO2-timeline

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about a day off in the context of Sunday routines

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of frequency adverbs in the context of Sunday routines


Warmer (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows a flashcards to the Sts and asks them if they remember the days of the week Sts try to say them in the correct order Then T asks them "What do you do on ..............?" Sts ask and answer the questions in pairs

Lead-in (5-7 minutes) • To revise the adverbs of frequency

T shows the frequency adverbs one by one "always, never, sometimes, usually, not usually" T gives example for each of them and ask Sts to give examples from their own lives T puts the adverbs on the board T shows HO1 to students and asks them to put the adverbs in the correct order Tdraws a line on the board Sts come to the board and write their answers T checks the answers with WC T then elicits the meaning of "every" and gives examples like "every day, every week, I wake up early every day..."

Pre-reading (3-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T checks the meaning of some words with the Sts "early, late, tired, busy, together and midday" by asking CCQs T models and drills for the pronunciation

While-Reading 1 (3-4 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist task

T shows the text to the students T writes a question on the board "What are they talking about?" and three possible answers "their work, their daily routines, their favorite sport" Sts skim the text for 30 seconds then check their answer first with their partner then with the T

While-Reading 2 (14-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed tasks

T shows the HO to the Sts and asks them to fill the chart, which is about Pete's and Maggie's Sunday routines T gives an example on the board Sts work with their partner and do the activity Sts come to the board and write the information T checks the answers with WC T rearranges the Sts to work with different partners Then T uses one information and makes it a sentence on the board T asks Sts to the same with their partner Sts come to the board and write their sentences T checks the sentences with WC and does error correction

Post-reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T puts the flashcards on the boards and then shows the sentences in her hand She gives the instruction and does a demo Sts one by one come to the board T gives them a sentence Sts choose the correct time expression card from the board and put it in the middle of the it Then the S needs to act the verb The other Sts try to guess the verb and by using the time expression in the middle of the board, they try to make a correct sentence

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