Reading habits lesson
Upper Intermediate level
Speaking practice for fluency in the context of reading habits.
• Vocabulary and reading in the context of reading habits.
Procedure (35-47 minutes)
T. shows students some realias: a book, newspaper, magazine, manual, song lyrics and blog printscreen. Teacher asks: What are these things? What do they have in common? Elicit ideas. Do you like to read yourself? Just get yes or no answers. What do you like to read? Get answers.
T asks: What kind of written sources do you know? Brainstorm and write difficult words on WB. Chest handout and ask to fold it: write the words into the correct column. Check in pairs, do you all know what these are? T writes the words Ss don't know on WB and drills. Ss open the handout and check the answers.
T divides the students into pairs. Teacher models the exercise: I really enjoy reading novels. Which of the above listed written sources do you read. Please, ask each other the questions below. T gives the handout from the students book. Ss do the role play where they discuss reading habits, using the vocabulary from the matching exercise. Students then swap roles. T monitors that the Ss should follow up questions and try to answer them using the target language and stay on the topic as long as possible. T gets one pair to tell WC what they read. T does the error correction if needed afterwards.
Ss work in groups of 3. They do the discussion activity no:2: Do you read books for pleasure. T monitors and tries to make the Ss stay on the topic as long as possible. T takes the notes.
Ss mingle and discuss the last paragraph on the page.30. T monitors and takes notes. Then T gets WC feedback.
Delayed error correction using notes made during monitoring.