Teaching Practice 2
Pre- Intermediate level
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Comfort food in the context of Eating and Drinking
To provide review and practice of kinds of meals , food verbs , food descriptors in the context of Food
Procedure (40-39 minutes)
T shows SS a PPT picture of food and asks them what do you think we will be talking about today ?
Students will be given a small envelope with 13 small food lexis and 1 paper with food categories . SS will arrange each word under the suitable category . Instructions for this activity will mainly be demonstration . Students will check their answers by previously prepared answer keys in pairs as well as with their group members .
T will tell students "When I'm sad , I like to eat soup . It makes me feel happy - relaxed or comfortable . Reading for Gist : T instructs SS that she will give them a reading passage and they have to look quickly at how many comfort foods are their in the passage . Following , T will ask SS to read the passage again and for each comfort food to label C for Country , N for Name , and I for Ingredients . SS will check their answers from PPT answer key. In pairs SS will speak about their comfort food . T will ask SS is comfort food the same for every one ?
Early in the lesson SS will be seated into 4 groups of 6 . SS will be divided into 2 groups , namely A & B . Both groups will read a passage and take notes about . INSTRUCTIONS : Notes are short words and not full sentences . Find 3 to 5 items in the text that you like . ICQ : How many items will you find ? Will you write short words or long sentences ? T will monitor to ensure SS are on task . For same group cross - check T will randomly assign numbers to 3 different students to exchange seats with each other . T monitors to detect possible text difficulties and detect what have SS gasped from the passage .T names groups Fruits 1 , 2 vegetables 1 and 2 . Vegetables 1 Take your notes & NOT YOUR READING PASSAGE and exchange seats with Fruits 1 .Now , Fruits 1 tell Vegetables one tell fruits 1 about reading and Vegetables 1 tell fruits one about your reading .
T asks SS randomly elicits from each group pieces of information that they have picked up form the passage to ensure comprehension .
T will hold one envelope and tell SS that they will pick ONLY ONE PAPER from the envelope. In pairs , SS will each other the questions they have . Following they will ask different people in the group . ICQ : how many people will you ask ? One ? Everyone in the group ? How many paper will you pick one or more ?