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Main Aims

  • To give Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detial in the context of adults living at home.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To give Ss practice in speaking for fluency. To give practice in Simple Present and review family vocabulary


Warmer/Lead-in (10-15 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

The lesson will begin with the Flintstones' family portrait. The slide will be on the board. Students will try to understand the lesson and I will elicit the meaning of the family via showing the family portrait on the wall/board. Then I will draw a family tree on the board including my name and my family members' name. Then I will tell the Ss about my family. - Sevim is my mother, she is 45 and is Turkish, she is very pretty. - Selin is my sister, she is 14 and is British and Turkish, she is very naughty. She lives with my mother and father. - Sinan is my brother, he is not married, he is very clever. Ask students to copy and complete the family tree and ask Ss to tell about their family to their peers. Ask for feedback. Write the words below on the board while Ss are doing peer task: Family Mother Daughter Live Married

Pre-Reading (5-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Have Still at home page on board and the Q's: Who can they see? Does Andy still live at home? Ask Ss to look at the photo carefully in pairs. Ask Ss to answer the questions. Check with peers: Who can they see? ANDY if not feedback Andy Does Andy still live at home? Yes if not feedback YES. How old is he? Expect 37 if not feedback 37.

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

HAVE VOCABULARY SLIDE UP OR BLUE TACKED. Ask Ss to read the Castle family in pairs: Ask What is the problem? Expect Andy still lives at home if not feedback Andy still lives at home. Ask Ss to read mother's opinion Ask Is it a problem for his mother? Feedback NO Ask Ss to read fathers opinion. Ask is it a problem for his father? Feedback YES Ask S to read Andy's opinion. Ask is it a problem for Andy? Feedback NO

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

Write Q's on board for Ss to see: 1. Is Andy 32 years old? NO 2. Does Andy have a car? YEs 3. Does Andy's mother want him to live at home? YES 4. Does Emily live with Andy? 5. Is Andy married? NO 6. Does his father love him? YES 7. Does Andy like his house? YES Ask S to read the article again for 5 minutes. Answer the Q's in pairs. Then ask for feedback, if no one volunteers then nominate and correct answers if wrong. for feedback.

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

Ask Ss to join their peers again and ask: Who do you think is right? The mother or the father? What do you think? 4-5 minutes later ask for feedback, nominate if no one offers to talk. Correct language here if any mistakes follow. Ask Ss if they know someone like Andy and help to speak. If you have time, ask who has a sister,brother and are married to check understanding of vocabulary while the pictures are up.

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