B1+ (Top Notch 3) level
To provide clarification of Alternative Treatment
To provide fluency speaking practice in a Conversation in the context of Medicine
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about different choices on alternative medicine.
Procedure (43-57 minutes)
Project the lead in questions on the screen, have students exchange ideas in pair or 3s. Feedback: Ask the whole class what alternatives do they know to conventional form of treatment. * What are some ways of treating diseases other than visiting a doctor?
Divide the class into 3 groups have them go to the board and match the slips of paper having names of alternative treatment on them with the pictures on the wall. They should check the pronunciation of each word on Cambridge online dictionary. Once they are done matching they should check other two teams' work to make sure they have same answers.
Ss quickly scan the 5 texts provided and match the projected words on the board with each text. They will check their answers with a partner and then the answers will be shown on Vestel
Distribute the questions. Ss read the texts in more details and answer the questions. Check the answers as whole class.
Ss discuss the discussion questions in groups of 3.
There is a set of Ss patients profile for which Ss have to suggest the appropriate treatment from the text they read and the treatments on the wall. They should draw a table for this and fill it in with the required information. Then they check their ideas with other teams
Do this task in case the other activities finish earlier than expected. Ss interview each other about the kind of treatment they prefer to have in case of certain ailments.