Teaching Practice 5
Pre intermediate level
To give students practice in reading for gist and detail in the context of reptiles with the text 'King Jim'
To give students practice in speaking for accuracy.
Procedure (43-50 minutes)
- Show students some pictures representing some examples of reptiles to elicit the meaning. (snake, lizard, crocodile..) - Find out what students' attitude to reptiles is - Ask students some questions to activate their schemata * Do you like them? * Are you afraid of them? * Have you ever touched them? * What did it feel like? * Did it surprise them? - After ask some students these questions, let them speak about this topic in pairs.
- Elicit the words to be taught - Check the meaning -Drill and label the words - Write the words on the board (fascinated by, keen on,non-venomous, object to, cage, in a flash, horror)
- Stick 6 words from the text on the board. - Ask students to look at the words on the board and guess what the text is about. - Ask students work in pairs to do this task. - After the students finish the task , ask them to report their guesses about the text. - Give your instruction and ask them to read the text to find out if their guesses are correct. - Ask students whether their guesses are correct or not
- Ask students to look at the figures - Give your instruction - Ask students to scan the text and find the figures in the text and underline them. - Modal what you say
- Show students some figures about the text (2 years old-5 years old , 20 centimetres - 1 metre etc.) - Get them guess the links between figures and the text. - Give instructions for reading the text again - Ask students to scan the article for specific information to find the figures in the text. - Ask students to check their answers in pairs - Give feedback
- Ask students to think about a pet that they know - Introduce the list of questions to guide them while speaking - Ask them to tell their partners about the pets by looking the list they have on the paper. - Ask students to report their pair's pet