Berfin Berfin

Intermediate level


In this lesson students will read an article on a celebrity`s favorite food as a child. They will then identify T/F statements. The vocabulary in the text is informal.


Abc HO1- Reading text
Abc HO3- Speaking about food memories

Main Aims

  • Reading to identify T/F statements

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide
  • Practicing the informal vocabulary from the text


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T asks the students about their favorite dish as a child. T then asks what food they didn't like.

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T asks the students to form new groups with the directions of T. T then tells that there will be a matching exercise between word cut-ups and pictures. T gives them 2 minutes to match. T distributes cut-ups of the words that the students will probably be unfamiliar with. The Ss then stand up and mingle to check other groups' results without correcting them. T then shows each image and ask different Ss to tell the word that matches. ------ T shows handout1 and tells the Ss that they are going to read an article on Emma Bunton's memories of food. ICQs. Then T tells the students that by the photo of Emma Bunton(Baby Spice) there is a section for the words that the students may be unfamiliar with. After distributing the HOs, some CCQs: Who is she on the photo? - Baby Spice Do you remember any song from the Spice Girls in the 1990s? - Yes/No How does she look on the photo? - Happy and healthy. Tell me 2 special british food on these pictures? - Shepherd's pie and roast dinners What do you do when you are very hungry and there is a delicious food for dinner? - You dig in! -

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T asks the students to have a quick reading session of the text and work in pairs to answer the questions on the top of the page. Ss read the text.

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

T shows the T/F exercices on the bottom of the HO. Ss will now take some time to read the text entirely. They will work in pairs to find which sentences are false and why.

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

T asks the Ss to work in pairs for this activity. T asks the students to think about the special family times. Then distributes a handout and tells that they have 4 mns to tell their partners about those times using the details in teh HO3(their favorite food and also how does these times make them feel now). T then starts an invisible ball game to let the chosen Ss tell about their food memories

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