To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text in the context of crying.
To provide fluency speaking practice in a controlled and freer practice in the context of crying
Procedure (39-46 minutes)
Warm up/ My son had a concert yesterday. After the concert…. T shows a picture to the Ss of himself crying. HO1 and elicits the word cry. CCQ: What am I doing in the picture? Crying CCQ: Am I happy or sad! T praises saying “good”. T "We can cry when we are happy or sad?" Instruction: Ask each other the questions. Give them 2 minutes. The gives the Ss discussion questions: (T uses handouts if needed) HO2 Do you cry sometimes? When do you cry? T monitors. FB: Nominate groups for their answers. Instruction: Stand up and look at the photos and what do you see in the photos. Discuss with your partner. Sit down. HO3 You have 3 minutes. T gives the matching activity. Instruction: This is a matching activity. Work with your partner and match the words with the pictures. Give feedback. The answer key is on the back of the activity sheet. Psychologist /saɪˈkɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ CCQ: When do we go to a psychologist? When everything is okay? NOooo Researcher /rɪˈsəːtʃə/ CCQ: Does a researcher look for information? Yes. Survey /ˈsɜː.veɪ/ CCQ: How do restaurants learn their customer's ideas about their service? Medal CCQ: What do you get when you win a competition? /ˈmed.əl/ Athlete CCQ: What does an athlete do? Run, Physical exercise /ˈæθ.liːt/
Look at these titles. These title are for a reading activity. What is this reading about? HO4 Discuss with your partner? 3 Minutes. CCQ: Is it about women? No. CCQ: Is it about laughing? No. Men never cry Crying – It’s a man’s thing Crying – good for your health Men and sports
T asks Ss to match the questions to the relevant paragraphs. Instruction: Match the questions to the paragraphs? HO5 You have just 2 minutes. FB: Answer is on the back of the paper. Questions: 1.Do men cry? 2. Why do men cry 3.When do men cry? 4. What do doctors say about crying?
T gives Ss a scanning task. HO6 Instruction: Look at the questions and find the answers in the reading text. Work in pairs. ICQ: Are you going to discuss anything? FB: The answer key is on the back of the activity sheet. Scanning Questions
T gives Ss a reading for detail task. HO7 Ss answer True or False questions. Instruction: Read the sentences and decide if they are true (T) or false (F). Check your answers with the other group. FB: T gives the answer key on the Bord and ask Ss to check their answers.
T gives Ss scenerio questions separately made for men and women. HO8 Ss take turns to ask each other the relevant question. Instruction: Look at the questions, if your partner is a man ask questions A if your partner is a woman ask questions B. ICQ: Are you going to write anything? No. Speak FB: T monitors and take notes on errors made during speaking. Man ........ Woman ........
(If time allows) T gives a freer speaking task. Instruction: Think about the last time you cried? Why did you cry? Were you happy or were you sad? Talk to your partner about it? FB: Nominates students to talk about their partner's experience.