Reading and Speaking (Receptive Skills)
Intermediate, B1, U 3B level
To provide practice in the integrated skills of reading and speaking in the context of Stereotypes.
To give practice in gist and scanning.
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
To introduce students to the topic: T will ask the Ss if the T talks a lot? Then the T will ask if the Ss know anyone who talks a lot? To get the Ss further interested in the topic, show images on PPT: 1st Girl blah blah | 2nd Guy blah blah Ask Qs: Do girls talk less? Do boys talk a lot? Do they talk the same amount?
For pre-reading ask Ss to take 5 mins on Ex.a ask them to compare in PW before W/C FB. Ask Qs: Is this a real thing? Is this an idea people have? What is an idea people have but it is not a real thing? Elicit the meaning of Stereotype. If they can't arrive to the answer give them the word 'Stereotype'.
In Ex.b direct students to definition of Stereotype. Check understanding with CCQs. Give instructions for Ex and allow to work on it for 5 min. Go round the class to monitor. 2 min Peer FB In Ex.c allow students to discuss for 3 mins. W/C FB
To prepare for a more challenging deduction, use Ex.d and demonstrate the activity. 5 mins Monitor to provide assistance when needed, and note any errors. They can compare answers in Peer FB. 2 mins Ask CCQs to check understanding. W/C FB Model and drill words they have difficulty pronouncing.
In Ex.e allow Ss to discuss for 3 mins. 2 mins for Peer FB Then invite Ss to the board to write Men or Girls under the 3 Options. Ask Qs why? W/C FB.