A tale of two cities
upper intermediate,B2 level
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about Two cities in Australia in the context of city characteristics such as, beauty, size, location,etc
To provide fluency and accuracy speaking practice in a Discussion in the context of life in foreign countries
Procedure (22-37 minutes)
T- asks Ss' idea about foreign countries specifically Australia. SS- tell their opinions and share with each other. T- elicit some vocabularies that ss may have some problems.
T- gives hand outs to SS T- writes a general question on the board T- asks ss to read quickly a text and tell the main idea of the text SS- share their ideas about main idea of the text SS- answer to the question written on the board
T- forms SS into two groups T- asks SS to read the text carefully and answer to questions below the text for specific information SS- work in a group and answer to questions SS- come to the board and write the answers T- writes a question for each group on the board SS- answers to their own question within a group
T- asks SS to underline the problematic vocabularies T- asks SS to discuss about these vocabularies inside their group and ask help from their team mate. SS- work with in a group to elicit the words. T- explain individually if needed.
T- asks SS a question about living in foreign country SS- share their answers with WC. T- asks SS to read questions written on their hand outs SS- work in a group and discuss their answers with in their groups.