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A Typical Week
Beginning, A1 , 102 Level, Lesson D level


In this lesson Ss learn to talk about their Habits and a Typical Week. (On Average)


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about On Average , Everyday Routine in the context of "An Average American"

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a Writing a profile in the context of "A Typical Week".


Warmer/Lead-in (8-10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

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.

Pre-Reading/Listening (3-5 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Now the Ss do "Prereading" on part A . Explain "a day" means "Everyday" .

While-Reading/Listening #1 (5-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Now while reading ask Ss "Are you like an average American ? " Now Ss go through part C and do the Task.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (3-5 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Now Ss check the answers in pairs and ask each other any difficult words.

Post-Reading/Listening (5-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

After reading Ss go round the class and find "any surprising fact" about their classmates and share them in Class.

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