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Reading lesson
A2/B1 level


In this lesson ,students will develop the receptive skill of reading through practicing reading for gist and reading for detailed information in a text about embarrassing moments.They will also practice the productive skill of speaking at the end to talk about their embarrassing stories.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist, detailed and deduction reading practice using a text about embarrassing experience in the context of teachers' lives

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of key words in the text


Warmer/Lead-in (2-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T will write a question on WB "How do you feel when you do something foolish or stupid in front of others ?" To elicit the word embarrassed from the students discussion .

While-Reading/ (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading task

T will project the text with the three photos and ask the student about what kind of text it is to elicit that it is a group discussion talk on the internet and then ask the students to read quickly to match the photos with the messages and check in pairs. T will get feedback and ask why the choose the photos like this.

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

T will hand-out words with definitions for Ss to match then check in pairs and then teacher will write the answer key on board. Twill highlight MPF of difficult words for students if needed using CCQs.

While-Reading #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

Ss will read the messages again and answer the questions and check in pairs . Early finishers will write the answers on WB.Then a whole class feedback with justification of answers.

Post-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Teacher will ask students to talk to each other about their own embarrassing moments .T will monitor and ask "who got the funniest embarrassing moment ?" for feedback and provide delayed error correction.

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