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Transport lesson
Beginner level


Review of the lexis related to transport through reading a text


Main Aims

  • To read a text for specific info in the context of transport facts

Subsidiary Aims

  • To present and practice vocabulary about transport


Warmer/Lead-in (1-2 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask the students what means of transport they use to get to the institute to elicit context.

Pre-Reading/ preteach vocabulary connected to transport (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Students are asked to work in pairs and guess or name the means of transport they see in the pictures presented by the teacher. They are asked then to work individually to solve ex 1a.Class correction. Drill all learnt words chorally.

First activity (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with an opportunity to use the seen vocab and selecting the right preposition when using transport

Remind ss to use by with all types of transport ( by bus , by train...). Indicate that if no transport is used then on foot is used instead [ I come on foot/ I walk].Ss are given few minutes to work on Qs and report back what they have in common.

Pre-Reading (12-14 minutes) • To prepare ss to understand the reading material better and relate to the places mentioned in the text

As a first stage ss are shown pictures of all the places mentioned in the text, and guess where the places are; teacher confirms or rectifies. Ss are encouraged to speak about the things they see in the pictures. At a later stage, students are presented with five sentences (amended if need be) from the text and guess whether they are true or false. Ss then read and check their guess in pairs, WC feedback at the end of this activity.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Ss engage in activity 2b individually to find info. Ss then check answers in pairs. Whole class gives feedback on activity. Ss after that start ex2c discussing in pairs some surprising facts, Some are asked about their findings. Wrap-up : WC review learnt vocab

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