sahand Jamalzadeh sahand Jamalzadeh

Beginners level


In this lesson students will read two short texts in the context of travel. Besides, they will learn some new vocabulary and practice speaking for fluency.


Abc Handoout
Abc Photo

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about Across Cultures in the context of Journey

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of Travel
  • To provide clarification of Journey Lexis


Lead in (5-8 minutes) • To activate students' existing knowledge of topic and generate interest in the topic of lesson

In this part teacher will project some pictures about traveling on the board and will write two questions on the board and will provide a model sentence for answering each question. 1. Do you like to travel? 2. Do you like to travel by airplane or bus? Then I will ask students to work in pairs answering the questions.

Pre teach vocabulary (5-8 minutes) • To unblock key lexis needed to help students understand the text and complete the next tasks

In this stage students will learn some new vocabulary including: Journey, Wide, Leave, Hammock and Take I will use illustrations, CCQs and verbal explanation and may use gestures to reveal the meaning of new vocabulary. Then pronunciation will be practiced.

Reading for gist (3-5 minutes) • To encourage students to read for general understanding and get an overview of the text

In this stage I will give students instructions about what we are going to do. Look at this paper, it does not have title read the text in a minute and choose the topic individually. I will write three topics on the board. Then, I will give students handouts in which two different texts has been printed on them. after choosing topic, I will ask learners to discuss their answers with their partner.

Reading for specific information (3-5 minutes) • To practice reading for specific information (scanning)

In this stage, I will ask students to read (scanning for specific information) the text once again for and answer these question. 1. How long does it take to go from Moscow to Beijing? 2. How much does it cost to travel down the Amazon? 3. How long is from Moscow to Beijing? Then I will ask students to check their answers with their partners.

Reading for detailed information (5-8 minutes) • To practice reading for detailed comprehension

In this stage, Students will read the text once again and will choose which statement is true or false. this stage will be done individually. Then they will check their answers will a partner. and explain them why Teacher will write answer key on the board.

Post Reading Task (8-10 minutes) • To allow an oppurtunity to react to the text and develop oral fluency on the topic and personalize it

In this stage I will ask students to refer to the reading and imagine they have given a chance to choose travel just one the places mentioned in the text, then which one they would choose and why? this stage is pair work and students will tell their partner which one they would choose and why. After this stage, if I have enough time I will regroup students based on their which travel they prefer in their new group they will ask and explain their new partners about their choice. Then I will regroup them and write two more personalized questions on the board and will ask learners to discuss it with their partner. 1. Where do you want to travel? I want to travel to London. 2. How many days? two weeks.

Web site designed by: Nikue