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Canada Lesson
Intermediate level


In this lesson, Ss will learn new vocabulary about cities. Later on, they will match pictures to the paragraphs of a text. After finding the suitable subtitle for each paragraph, ss will answer some questions and later, they will have a speaking practice.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading exercise to the Ss in the context of a city in Canada

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of some vocabulary related to cities in the context of a city in Canada


Lead in (3-3 minutes) • To introduce the context to the Ss.

"which country is this?" "Is Canada above or below the U.S.A?" (gesture) "What language do they speak?" How is the weather in general? Hot? What else do you know about Canada?

Vocabulary (10-10 minutes) • to get students familiar with the vocabulary in the text

-ppp on -point to mountains on ppp. CCQ: Is it big or small? gesture Is it crowded? Is the air clean? Drill and stick the word to WB - point to Sky Train CCQ: Is it on the ground level? Is it on a overpass? Does it carry people? Drill and stick the word to WB - Point to ferry CCQ: Does it swim on the sea? Does it carry people? Yes Drill and stick the word to WB - point to trolley bus CCQ: Does it carry people? Long distance or short distance? - gesture Small or big? gesture Is it old or modern? Drill and stick the word to WB -point to sailing CCQ: Is it common? Can you do it on ground? -fishing: CCQ; Do you fish on the beach? Can you fish in mountains? point to the first picture Do you need luck? gestures Drill and stick the word to WB Point to one of the pictures. ss say the word. continue. take off words from the WB one by one and keep asking the word.

Pre-reading (10-10 minutes) • To let the students have a skimming activity

T hold the text in hand. instructions. : read quickly. dont try to understand details. Just say "this paragraph talks about ....." ICQ : gesture detailed reading and skimming. Which one are you doing? Do you have a lot of time? work alone. 3 minutes. ICQ; Are you working together or alone? 4 minutes? -t gives pictures related to paragraphs. match by yourself ICQ; Yourself? with someone? -Compare your answers with the one sitting next to you. gesture Monitor the whole time feedback on ppp

While Reading (10-10 minutes) • To give the Ss an opportunity to skim.

to be skipped or replaces by the next stage if no time. take one person to the other end of the U shape. Explain instructions on ppp. These are subtitles. they tell what is in that paragraph. first one is done for you. match. by yourself. ICQ: one person or two? Check with pairs. monitor. Feedback on PPP.

Post Reading. (10-10 minutes) • To improve the ability of detailed reading.

to be skipped if no time or replaces by the previous stage -Questions on PPP -Read the text. yourself Answer the questions. Monitor. immediate feedback.

Controlled Practice (10-10 minutes) • To improve the accuracy of speaking in the context.

- T pairs ss. Red and blue - we will talk about our favorite city. - Model with a s. - T is the red one while modeling. - I will not tell you my favorite city. gesture. guess . asks these questions - s asks questions on PPP. T gives answers. s guesses. - You can ask different questions as well. monitor fb

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