To give students practice in reading for gist and specific information in the context of an article about a rock band
To review vocabulary related to free time activities
Procedure (45 minutes)
. Ss play a game to brainstorm words related to free time,e.g, watch TV, or DVD, play tennis, go shopping . Get Ss to stand up and be in a circle. . Ss throw the ball to each other saying something they do when they don't study. . Elicit that these activities are free time ones.
.Ss work in pairs to match the phrases to pictures 1-8 in activity 1a. . Monitor to check that they work in pairs and give help when necessary. . Give feedback. .
.Ss look at the web page on page 33. .Give instructions that students will look only for three activities Ruby and Phil do in their free time. . Get Ss to underline 'three things' and 'free time' to make it clear to them that they need only to look for these three things. .Ss work in pairs. . Give feedback
.Set the task by telling students that this time they are going to read to see whether the sentences in 4a are true or false. . Get students to read the sentences 1-8 before they read. .Ss work in pairs to check each other's work when they finish. . Give feedback.
.Ss correct the false sentences orally. .Give feedback on content and language.