Selvin Gürcüm Selvin Gürcüm

B1 (Intermediate) level


In this lesson, Ss will learn new lexis in the context of clumsiness and get a chance to practise their reading and writing skills


Abc English Unlimited Ss Bk B1

Main Aims

  • To provide clarification and practice of lexical set in the context of accidents

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable Ss to read for gist and detailed reading. To enable Ss to speak in the context of accidents.


Warmer/Lead-In (5-7 minutes) • To introduce yourself and engage Ss to the lesson

Give some brief information about yourself and ask Ss their names. Talk about an accident happened to your friends. Ask Ss what can be a reason for a fire. Tell them how clumsy you are.

Speaking (10-12 minutes) • To enable Ss practise speaking

Ask "Do you take a lot of risks?" and nominate a student to explain what's happening in the picture. Ask them if it is a risky behaviour and ask "what are other risky behaviours?" Elicit/Explain lexis. After CCQs, Ss do the quiz and look at page 118 after they finish it. Ss discuss the questions in pairs. Ask Ss if they agree with the results or not and what they discussed.

Initial Reading Task (17-20 minutes) • To enable Ss to read for gist

Elicit lexis and CCQs. Ask if anyone is left-handed in the class. Ss discuss if these affect having accidents or not in small groups. Elicit some words. Ss read the text quickly, close the book and discuss what they remember in pairs.

Reading for detail (13-15 minutes) • To enable Ss reading for detail

Ss read the text again carefully and underline the given sentences. They stand up and ask 5 questions to different Ss by using "how" and "why" sentences.

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