Upper intermediate level
To provide practice reading for gist and detail
To provide new vocabulary in the context of hobbies and jobs
Procedure (36-45 minutes)
T will show pictures of famous people's autographs on board. They will listen and guess to whom these autographs belong to.
T will give the handouts including reading text and want them to discuss the questions in exercise 3 in pairs, ask some students for answers. Elicit some guesses about what might talk about in the article.Ask CCQs, what is the difference between signature and autograph? It will be better to teach some difficult vocabulary, show the words from the text ( I.e.drawing a line, track down sth, indulge yourself, backstage, trade, make an exception with sth) T will provide the meaning through a student friendly definition.
T will write three one-sentence summaries on board (one is correct and the other two false). Firstly, T will have the ss read questions then want them to read the text quickly to choose the correct paragraph matching the questions. T gives the correct answer.
Ask the students to read the text for a second time and have students complete exercise 1. Give the correct answers to the questions. Also ask them to underline the parts of the text that helped them to answer the questions.After this, have students complete ex.2. T wants them to check answers in pairs and then whole class check is followed by.
T gives ss a handout consisting the words that they may not know from the reading text. Students match the word to their definitions. After all, students will discuss if they would like to get the autograph of any people mentioned in the article, whose would they get and why?