A Typical Week
Beginning, A1 , 102 Level, Lesson D level
To provide gist reading practice using a text about On Average , Everyday Routine in the context of "An Average American"
To provide product writing practice of a Writing a profile in the context of "A Typical Week".
Procedure (24-38 minutes)
Teacher writes "Days of the Week" on the board and make an example : "I watch TV two hours every weekday.I don't watch TV on Saturdays .I watch TV four hours every Sunday." Then writes "Average" on the board and elicits the meaning. T. writes some activities on the board : at work/school , on the Internet, on the phone,etc. Ask Ss to discuss the amount of time they spend on each.
Now the Ss do "Prereading" on part A . Explain "a day" means "Everyday" .
Now while reading ask Ss "Are you like an average American ? " Now Ss go through part C and do the Task.
Now Ss check the answers in pairs and ask each other any difficult words.
After reading Ss go round the class and find "any surprising fact" about their classmates and share them in Class.