Reading (The Nature and Human Being)
upper Intermediate, B2 level
Reading (The nature and human being) The students will read some paragraphs on the topic of nature that include vocabularies such as impinge, immediacy,enslaved, conformity, etc.
To provide an opportunity to speak on the topic of the reading and to teach a few new vocabularies.
Procedure (45-32 minutes)
-Use the projector to show some pictures to students, the first pictures are all about nature, clean environment, fresh food, clean water, etc. - the teacher asks ss to talk about the pictures -Then the teacher shows some other pictures (pollution, sewage, fast-food, cities, that shows we are not connected to nature) -The teacher asks the ss to talk about these pictures.
- I will teach 3 new vocabularies from the text. - I will write the words on the board and show them some pictures and ask the ss to guess which picture matches which word. -Then I will show a page using the projector. A short meaning for each word is provided. They should match the meaning to the pictures. (Check whether they got the meaning.) -WCFB
-I will pass out the HO1, they will read the text and decide which argument the author is making. (gist task/ skimming) -Then the ss will check their answers in pairs and the WCFB. -They should say why they have chosen that answer.
HO2- I will pass out the HO2 (after giving clear instructions and ICQs). They will read the text and find the parts in the reading where the author expresses the ideas which are written on the HO2. -Then the check the answers in pairs and after that mingle and check the answers with the other ss. WCFB
- I will pass out HO4, There are 5 definithions here and students have to read the text, find 5 highlited words in the text and try to guess the meaning. Then the ss check the answers in pairs then mingle and check the answers on the walls. -Then WCFB, and after that will work on pronunciation and stress(very quickly).
-Here the students will make groups and discuss the topic below: Do you think people in Istanbul are disconnected from the nature? Discuss the solutions. WCFB
- In case of having extra time we will play the hangman to practice new vocabulary.