Ahmadzirakghazani Ahmadzirakghazani

Internatinal etiquette, Reading
Upper Intermediate- B2 level


In this lesson, students will mainly focus on reading activities in the context of travel. As far as the gist activity is concerned,ss will do a prediction activity. In order to get a deeper understanding of the text, they will be exposed to true/false statement activity in which they are required to give reason for false statements. In the post reading phase, the ss will have a free discussion about the etiquette in their own culture.


Abc HO 1
Abc HO 2
Abc WB
Abc PPT slides

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about tipping etiquette in the context of travelling

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Discussion in the context of travel


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

1) T shows ss a 2 minute video and elicits what's it about? 2)T asks ss "Who do you usually give tips to in your country?" 3) Ss discuss their answers for one minute. 4) T elicits some of the answers. (delayed FB)

Pre teaching key vocabularies (8-12 minutes) • to familiarize students with difficult vocabulary items from the reading text

T elicits the meaning of following words following MPF order. Dilemma (n) countable /dɪˈlem.ə/ : situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two different things you could do, problem CCQ: If you are in a dilemma is it easy to make a decision? Is it easy to choose one thing? Complicated (adj) /ˈkɑːm.plɪ.keɪ.t̬ɪd/: involving a lot of different parts, in a way that is difficult to understand. CCQ: Complicated instructions, Are they easy to understand? Are they clear enough? vary (v) /ˈver.i/ If things of the same type vary, they are different from each other, differ CCQ: Do the salaries vary from city to city in Turkey? Compulsory (adj) /kəmˈpʌl.sər.i/ Something that is necessary, you must do it because of a rule or law: CCQ: Is the military service compulsory in Turkey? Customary (adj) /ˈkʌs.tə.mər.i/ usual, traditional, CCQ: Is it customary to serve candies and chocolates during Bayram? Precise (adj) /prɪˈsaɪs/ exact and accurate. CCQ: Are we talking about something complicated? Is it easy to follow precise instructions? Rule of thumb: a method of procedure based on experience and common sense, guiding principle. CCQ: Is it something exact?

Gist reading (Prediction) (7-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

1) First T asks ss to read 6 sentences about tipping customs. Ss need to guess the correct answers. 2) Ss discuss their answers together. 3) T elicits some of their answers. 4) T gives ss the text to read and check for the correct answers. INSTRUCTION: "Now read this text ALONE and check your answers" ICQ: Will you read with your friends: no, alone. 5) Ss discuss their answers with their partners. 6) T elicits the correct answers as they gradually appear on the screen.

While-Reading (Detailed) (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

1) T asks ss "read the sentences completely and decide if they are true or false. if you think they are false, write your reason." 2) T asks ss to check their answers in pairs. 3) T elicits the correct answers and ask ss to give reasons.

Post-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned in terms of free speaking.

1) Some localized questions are displayed and board. Is tipping common in your country? Why is it important to leave tips? Can you think of jobs where tipping is an important part of the salary? 2) Ss discuss the questions in their own groups. 3) T gets the feedbacks. 4) T does the delayed error correction on the board.

Web site designed by: Nikue