Want to move abroad?
To provide gist, scan, detailed and deduction reading practice using an article which is " Want to move abroad? This map shows the best and worst countries to be an expatriate"in the context of travelling to other countries.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of travelling to another country
To provide clarification of new vocabulary from the text
To provide pronunciation practice for the words which start with X
Procedure (70-97 minutes)
1- Teacher will ask Ss if they have chosen the country which they are going to do their MA in. This will attract the Ss attention. 2- Teacher will divide the class into pairs according to their levels, stronger Ss with lower Ss in order to avoid having finishing pairs before others. Stronger Ss will help lower Ss. 3- Teacher change the pairs according to levels lower Ss together and stronger Ss together. This change will help the students to talk more with a student in their level to raise their confidence. Teacher will monitor and help Ss if they need any help or if they have any questions. 4- Ss share any interesting information with the class. The ideas of the questions were adapted from this website https://www.workingabroad.net/country-profiles/
1- Ss individually put NO. 1 next to the words they know their meanings and NO. 2 next to the words they do not know their meanings. This exercise will help Ss to focus on these words in the context and deduce their meaning while they are reading.
1- Ss in pairs look at the world map and discuss the best and worst countries to move to. Teacher monitors. 2- Ss in groups share their pairs discussion. 3- Groups share the best and worst countries in their opinion with the class.
1- Ss read the title of the article individually then tick the questions that the writer answers in the article.
1- Ss skim the text and write the main points individually. 2- Ss in groups share their main points.
1- T gives the instructions of the activity. 2- T asks ICQs to check that Ss' understanding of the instructions Are you going to read the article? Are you going to look for specific information? Will you write words from the text or from your understanding of the article? 3-Ss scan the text quickly and complete the sentences. 2- Ss do the exercise individually then they check pairs.
1- Ss read the instructions. 2- Ss read the article individually. 3- Ss put T for the true sentences, F for the false sentences and N for Not Given sentences with correcting the false ones. 4- Ss check in groups.
1- Ss in groups discuss the questions. 2- T regroups the students. 3- Ss tell their new groups about the discussion in the previous groups. 4- Ss share any intersting information with the teacher and the class.
1- Ss in pairs read the vocabulary and the definitions. 2- Ss match the vocabulary with their definitions. Ss can look back to the article to deduce the meaning. 3- Ss check in groups. 4-Ss have the permission to use the dictionary if they face any difficulty in deducing the meaning.
1- Ss read the words individually with pointing out the category for each word. 2- Ss individually complete the sentences. 3- Ss check their answer in pairs. 4- T checks the answers with the Ss with asking the reasons for choosing the words in each space.
1- T elicit the way of pronouncing the letter x at the beginning of the word. 2- Ss try to put the words in the right column. 3- Ss check answers in groups. Ss can use the dictionary after checking in groups