Berfin Berfin

TP1-Reading&Speaking About Adrenalin
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students will talk about adrenalin, read a text about an adrenalin addiction and then answer some questions from the text.


Abc Text Handout for the Reading
Abc Handout for the Reading &Speaking Exercices

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about Adrenalin in the context of Extreme Sports

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation in the context of Adrenalin


Warmer/Lead-in (0-5 minutes) • Have Ss involved in the context

T writes ADRENALIN on the board and tell the meaning of the word to Ss: A substance your body produces when you get angry, excited, scared etc. T asks the students asks the Ss to make a list of subjects and activities that they think might be included in a unit called Adrenalin. Gets feedback from the class and write any interesting ideas on the board. Ask students to rank activities depending on how adrenalin-inducing they are.

Pre-Reading (5-7 minutes) • To prepare Ss for the text

T explains what skydiving is. T ask Ss if there is someone in the classroom who experienced it before. Ss are encoraged to talk about their experiences.

Reading (12-15 minutes) • Have the Ss understand the reading text

Ss read the text individually T gather's the words that Ss are unfamiliar w and clarifies meaning. T have different Ss read the text than reads out herself. T asks the class to go through the True-False exercise T highlights the different pronunciation of the advertisement word in american and English accents.

Speaking (8-10 minutes) • Have Ss talk about the skydive option

T groups Ss in pairs and have Ss discuss T starts a class discusiion and have show of hands to have the number of choices.

Post Reading (5-10 minutes) • repeat what is learned and get the final ideas.

T elicits Ss to repeat what they have learned so far. Gets the final ideas

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