To give Ss practice in reading for gist, specific information and detail in the context of adults living at home
To enable Ss to gain speaking skills by using present simple tense in the context of adults living at home
To enable Ss to review family vocabulary
Procedure (44-55 minutes)
Draw a family tree on the board and mention your family by using their ages. Elicit vocabulary. CCQs; How old am I? Do I live with my parents? Why? How old are people when they leave the family home? How old are people when they get married? Ss work in pairs and ask each other their age and whether they live with their family or not.
Ask Ss to look at the photo and ask them: How old is he?
After Ss read the text, ask "What's the problem?"
Tell Ss to underline the correct words after they read the text again. Demonstrate the task.
Ss ask each other "Do you know someone like Andy?, Do you live with your parents?" in pairs. Feedback. T asks Ss "What do you think of the situation?, Why does Andy live with his parents?"