Ahmed Nouri Ahmed Nouri

Intermediate level


Reading lesson


Abc New Inside Out – SsBk – U1, p6 . Google images

Main Aims

  • Main Aim: To give Ss practice in the integrated skills of reading for detail, & speaking – discussing ideas – through the context of ways of keeping in touch.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Sub Aim: To review pronunciation of fractions. To give practice in listening for specific information


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Show the students some pictures and write a phrase on the board: I always---- in ----- with my family. Elicit the target language: keep in touch.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Get the students to write down 5 names of their friends and ask them when the last contacted them and how they keep in touch with them.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Pronunciation: Exercise 1: Get the students to listen to the audio on exercise 1.101 . Drill chorally and individually. Write the fractions on the board. Exercice 2 Get the students to work in pairs to match each percentage with the equivalent fraction.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Reading exercise 2: Show a picture of a poll and ask the students what is this, try to elicit the words poll and survey. Ask questions about how to say it, drill. Get the ss to work in pairs. Read the results of a survey about keeping in touch with friends. Read each statement(a-j) and decide which alternative is most likely to be true.

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

Get the student to listen to the audio 1.03 and check their answers. Ask the students: what are the most least surprising results. Ask the students some questions about what the new language they learned in this lesson.

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