Rein Olegsson Rein Olegsson

Lesson 6 Fears and fobias - Reading
Intermediate level


Fersa and fobias topic from straight forward


Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about fears in the context of travel

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a dialogue in the context of own experience with fears and fobias


Checking homework (5-5 minutes) • To solidify gained knowledge at the previous lesson and make a link to the new lesson

Check answers one by one starting from the right.

Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Show prepared pictures and elicit the topic of the lesson What do you think it means?

Pre-Reading/Listening (7-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Highlight the vital vocabulary: Arachnofobia, Arithmofobia, despair, gloom, doom Repeat 5 times, give plural forms.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Eliminate wrong headlines.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (9-13 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Answer the questions: Where did they come from? Why did they look ugly? What are you advised to do overcome your phobia?

Post-Reading/Listening (10-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Prepare a one minute speech on the topic and your thoughts on it. Use the new vocabulary

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