mahmoud mahmoud

What's the right job for you?
intermediate B1 level


Abc HOs
Abc Pictures
Abc WB

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and inference reading practice using a text about what is the right job? in the context of jobs

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of jobs


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

-T tells SS that they are going to continue talking about jobs. -T asks some SS about their jobs and how they decided to take this job. -T asks SS about the TV show the Dragons Den which they should be familiar with.

Pre-Reading (4-6 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-T tells SS to read the first paragraph of an article about the TV program ''Dragons' Den'' page 80 English File student's book and answer the following questions: 1-Who are the 'Dragons'? 2-How many dragons are there? 2-What's their 'Den'? 3-How does the program work? -After SS have finished. T tells SS to compare answers with partners. -T gives answer key.

While-Reading (4-6 minutes) • To let SS work out the meaning of the highlighted words in the paragraph

-T gives SS cut ups that have definitions and asks SS to work in pairs to match the definitions with the highlighted words from the paragraph. -T gives SS the correct answers and tells SS to compare

While-Reading #2 (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

-T puts SS into 3 groups, and gives them 3 different paragraphs. -T gives SS 2 minutes to read the paragraphs in their groups to answers 2 questions: 1-What are the names of the contestants? 2-What are their products? -T shows the names of the contestants and the products on WB for all SS to see. -T tells SS to read the paragraphs again in details in their groups and tells SS that this time they are going to tell the other groups about what they have read, about the contestant product, the market of the product and if the dragons accepted to invest in it or not.

Post-Reading (8-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

-T tells group A to start telling the other groups about what they have read in details, and then T asks the other groups to do the same like group A did. SS who are listening can ask questions if they don't understand the idea.

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