Reading and voccabualary
Upper Intermediate level
To provide gist reading practice using a text about Unusual Achievements in the context of University,
To provide clarification of Actress, business woman, football player in the context of Achievements, goals, ambition
Procedure (29-45 minutes)
I will ask the Ss to look at the title of the text and set of pictures on their handouts and ask if they can guess what the people have achieved on pg.52 Ex.1.
-Put Ss into groups of 5. -Give every Ss one of the paragraphs to read on the handouts. -In same groups tell them to summarise that person's achievement to the other people in their group. Ex.2, pg.52. -Monitor if necessary.
Check if they understand the concept of Unusual achievements by checking the meanings of words in bold. Let them look at the words and give them a minute to think about what they mean. Then explain what they are with concept checking questions, and get them to drill and practise. Then i will give them a multiple choice activity on the WB and then ask random Ss to come up and circle the right answers.
I will ask the question in Ex.4b from Ss. Then Put Ss in pairs, get them to complete the activity given to them about unusual achievements. Then get Ss to explain and and compare their opinions with their partner. Monitor and help if necessary.
-Get Ss to do Ex.1 a/b. Get them to read and answer the questions. -Monitor and help if necessary. -Hand out the answers for Ss to check.