Intermediate B1 level
In this lesson students will be able to read for gist.
To provide a reading text for students to assist them to formulate their own decisions about the topic.
To give students practice in the pronunciation to six vocabulary words.
To give students speaking practice by forming their own opinions.
Procedure (36-44 minutes)
Show PP slide. Think what causes family disputes - alone. Share your ideas with your partner. Get a few ideas from the ss. FB
Ask Ss: What word is dispute? (n/c) give a synonym for dispute? Write a_ _ _ _ _ _ t (n, u) on the board. I know / I think I know/ I don't know: punish (v1), curse (n/c), slipper (n/c), straight answer (n/c). Update the table with the words. S work alone. (2 min) Work in your small group (2 min) FB: Write the words in the table and check meaning. Read the summary of the book and: - guess what was the punishment? - What argument did they have? S work in small groups and predict the answers. FB: Get 2 - 3 groups to give their answers.
Put the text on the wall. Ss work alone. Read the text and answer the questions. T/F/D When finished peer checking. FB w/c
Work in a group of 4. Read the text again (give handout). Write 3 more questions Samad asked Alsana. Write her answers. FB: Groups share their sentences
In groups of 3-4: Write on the board: Was Samad wrong to send his son to Bangladesh? Was Alsana right to punish her husband? Think of reasons for and against each decision. FB: Groups share their ideas.
Draw a table on the board. Write Samad and Alsana. Ask Ss to describe the two people. Ss write it on the board.