To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about a homeless man and a nurse.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion about Sheila and Akan's relationship
Procedure (33-44 minutes)
Teacher asks the questions below to engage the students in the lesson; -Are there any beggars and homeless people in your town/where you live? -Do you ever give money to them? Why or why not? -Who do you think should be responsible for helping them?
T gives a handout on which are some key vocabulary from the text, and asks the Ss match the words with their definitions. When they are done, Ss check in pairs first, then T gives the answerkey.
T hands out the text that they will work on, but there are few sentences taken out and written seperately under the text. T gives Ss two minutes to put the sentences into the correct places in the text. Finally, T gives the answerkey.
Ss read some sentences about the text and correct the false information in the text. When they are done, first they check their answers in pairs, finally T gives the answerkey.
First, Ss guess about the end of the story in pairs or groups. Next, T gets some of the answers and gives them the rest of the story to read and check. Finally, T asks if any of their guesses were correct or not.
Ss discuss the questios below; -Do you think that Sheila and Akan's relationship will last? -What kind of problems do you think they will face in the future?