Hazal Hazal

Teaching practice 5
Elementary level


In the beginning of this lesson students will review food vocabulary. They will drill the words in exercise Vocabulary 1 with the teacher. They will then learn the difference between fresh food and processed food. The students will have to describe what they see on 2 pictures of families in their kitchen. Finally they will read a short text.


Abc Vocabulary exercise 2
Abc Picture
Abc Reading 4
Abc Vocabulary
Abc Reading 2

Main Aims

  • The main aim of this lesson is reading.
  • The main aim of this lesson is reading for gist and understanding a text in the context of food.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review of processed and fresh food words


Warmer (5-10 minutes) • To set the context

I will write the words from Vocabulary exercise 1 on the white board. I will then say that all this food is my kitchen. Then, the students will discuss in pairs about what there is in their kitchen. They will have to use the expression: "There is/there are ....... in my kitchen".

Presentation (5-7 minutes) • To check if students understand the difference between fresh and processed food.

I will present a new word to the students: "processed". I will show an example and check there understanding. The students will then do Vocabulary exercise 2. They will work in pairs to put the words in the correct table.

Pre-reading (5-7 minutes)

I will show the pictures to the students. They will have to describe what they see and say what the difference is between the two pictures. They will then tell each other what they find interesting or surprising in these pictures.

Reading for gist and detail. (5-10 minutes) • To get the general topic of the text

Students will answer general questions about where the text was taken from and what type of text it is. The teacher will not give a hand out. She will write the questions on the board.

Reading for detail (5-10 minutes) • Finding out if details about the text have been understood

Students will answer detailed questions about the text. The teacher will write the questions on the board. Feedback will also be done on the board.

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