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Teaching Practice 7
Upper Intermediate level


In this session. the students will practice reading sub skills and some new phrases in the context of spam victims. The students should be exposed to the context and causative structure through the reading text to be well prepared for the next session. Because next session this grammatical structure is supposed to be clarified and practiced.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and deduction reading practice using a text about scam victims in the context of scam

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice reading sub-skills through the context and prepare speaking opportunity to improve fluency in the context of scam victims


Warmer (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

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.

Pre-Reading (3-4 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

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.

While-Reading #1 (8-9 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist a information reading tasks

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.

While-Reading#2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed reading tasks

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 .

while reading # 3 (11-12 minutes) • To practice deduction reading skill

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

Post-Reading/Listening (10-11 minutes) • To provide with a speaking opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

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

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