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TP5- Reading and Vocabulary
Upper Intermediate level


In this lesson, the students will learn about some vocabulary by a guided discovery vocabulary exercise and with the help of a reading text based on the ways of getting together. The lesson will start with discussing the relationship between the pictures on the WB. Then Ss will do gist reading and reading for detail in the context of the ways of getting together. Finally, Ss will do some speaking exercise about the same subject.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about finding friends and partners in the context of getting together

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of the words from the reading text in the context of the ways of getting together


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will show some pictures on the WB by using PPT and ask students what they are and what the relationship among them is and elicit the words "getting together".

Pre-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Ss will work in pairs to discuss the following question (T will show it on the WB by PPT): - Make a list of ways people can do the following things Get to know people/ Get in touch/ Meet a future partner Feedback: T will elicit some responses.

While-Reading/Reading for Gist (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

T will hand out the reading text and a folded paper in which there are 2 questions for the gist reading task. T will tell them "Don't worry about the unknown vocabulary, just answer the questions." Ss will answer the questions individiually by skimming the text and then check their answers in pairs. Feedback: T will elicit a few ideas for each question.

Vocabulary Pre-Teaching (10-11 minutes) • To provide students with pre-vocabulary exercise to prepare them for the reading task for detail

T will hand out a paper in which there are the words and pictures. Ss will match the words with the correct picture individually. Feedback: Check the answers in pairs. One student will come the WB and write his or her answers and then whole class elicit (Drill some pronunciation) If Ss are not clarified enough, T will do some clarification.

While-Reading/Reading for Detail (10-11 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

T will tell Ss to unfold the paper handed out for gist reading task and answer the questions according the text. There will be 9 comprehension questions and Ss will need to read the text carefully. They will work individiually. Feedback: Check in pairs, and whole-class elicit (with justification).

Post-Reading/Freer Speaking (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T will regroup the Ss (3-4 students in each group) and will hand out a paper in which there are 4 personal questions related to the context. While Ss are discussing their opinions T will monitor them. Feedback: Elicit some ideas from the groups. Do some error correction on the WB if you hear while monitoring.

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