Seyyed Somayeh Rahmati
Upper Intermediate (B2) level
Reading for gist and detail in the context of interviews
Fluency practice in the context of a job interview
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
T will give the students a question as a quick activity to attract their attention to the topic.Then teacher will show them a relevant photo on OHP and ask them some questions by eliciting the meaning ' interviewer ' and ' interviewee '.This way the teacher can establish a discussion in pairs; asking these questions "What do you think is happening?" and "Do you think that the question is the one which someone might really ask in this situation? why(not)?
The teacher quickly introduces a few items which the students would need in order to understand the text and do the tasks, for example,'merely' ,'headhunter', 'pioneer' ,etc.
Students should read the article ascertain the actual answer to the second question in the warmer to check overall understanding
teacher will draw attention to highlighted words and demo how to guess meaning from context.Teacher will elicit possible meaning from the students for one or two items.Then teacher will ask them to guess the rest in pairs after that she will direct them to ex.d to match the words with their correct meaning . After that students will check the answers together and then they will be given the answers on OHP by the teacher
Teacher will have the students discuss the questions in g and evaluate if this questions would work well in a real situation.In the end the teacher might ask each group or pair to say which are the most and least useful questions.