Teaching Practice 7
Upper Intermediate level
To provide gist, scan and deduction reading practice using a text about scam victims in the context of scam
To practice reading sub-skills through the context and prepare speaking opportunity to improve fluency in the context of scam victims
Procedure (45-52 minutes)
1) T shows the picture 2) T puts the students in pairs. 3) The Sts discuss what the picture is about. 4) T gets feedback from 1 or 2 students and introduces the word 'scam'. Write the word on WB. some examples I might give the students if they need help to understand scam For example, I have 1 million dollars and I want to share it with you because of tax problems. So can you share your bank details then I sent some of my money to your bank account ? This a tricky way to convince people to give their private information.
Exe 1 1) T shows the headlines. 2) T puts the Sts in pairs 3) T says, " what are they?" T elicits that they are headlines of different articles. 4) T says, " you are going to expalin the connection between them." 5) Sts discuss for 2 minutes 6) WCFB.
Exe 2 1) The headlines are on the WB 2) T says, " can you guess what we are going to do? and what the text is about? text relevant to scam victims. 3) T shows the HO. and says, " This article is separated in different paragraphs. I'd like you to read them quickly and choose the best headline ." ICQs: How much time do you have? 4 minutes. Read alone or in pairs? Alone With the dictionary? No r you going to read the paragraphs in order.? No. 4) FB, students check and discuss the answers in pairs. 5) WC feedback and the t asks the reason of the correct answer.
Exe 3 1) T says, " you r going to read the article again and put the paragraphs in order." ICQs: are you going to read alone? yes 2) After that Sts check the answers in pairs and discuss reasons. T says, "you are going to check the answers and discuss the reasons." ICQ: are you going to check just the answers? No discuss the answers. 3) T asks a volunteer to come to the board and write correct answers. 4) FB the students should give the reasons .
Exe 4 1) T syas, " In this task you should find 7 verbs. these verbs has two or three words. Read these definitions (D). Go to the paragraph number 3. Find a phrasal verb that its definition is given and underline it." T demos one example. ICQs: Are you going to match the definitions a to g with the phrasal verb in the text? Do these numbers show lines or paragraphs? Paragraphs Are you going to work alone? Yes 2) T gives HO. they are colorful to group the sts for the next task. 3) Sts check answers in pairs. 4) FBWC: Cards are on the board ( or ground) and the students match the definitions with the phrasal verbs. The T checks the correct answers. 5) The students are given CCQs HOs. 6) T says, " work in pairs and answer these questions." They are about phrasal verbs on the board. ( the same letter) CCOs on the board and WC asnwers. ( one student can write the answers on the board) a ) Did Winnie Mitchell believe in that email? Was that email a scam? Was that email from her bank? b ) Is the Americans’ money stolen? Was Winnie’s money stolen? c ) Did the scammers commit a crime? Did they let the scammers escape without punishment? Did they punish scammers? d ) Did the scammer tell the story about his board of directors? Was that story real? e ) Did the scammers steal people’s money? Did the scam baiters do the same to the scammers? F ) Did Winnie get her money back? How about other victims? Were they fortunate to get their money back? g ) Did Winnie Mitchel tell her bank details to the scammer? Was that a good idea? Was that information secret? 7) Practice and drill
Exe 5 1) T says, " Now look at your HO colors, please stand up and find your partners. sit in a circle' 2) T has the Qs on the board and says, " In your group discuss these Qs." ICQs How many questions? three Are you going to give a summary to the class? Yes 3) The Sts join each other and make groups of 6 or 8 ( it depends on the number of the students) 4) Sts again discuss 5) Sts share their experiences WCFB