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Review B ( Reading & Speaking ) tp 5
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students write about a festival, they work in pairs to match the questions (a_f ) in page 59 with the answers in note ( 1_6) , then they use those questions again to match them with the text . They summary a video for Mardi Gras festival and discuss it together. They speak for fluency to know about a festival that they have been to. They use the questions in Ex 1 to ask each other and write the answer in a note . Finally they write a paragraph about her /his partner's festival.


Abc Hand out
Abc New inside out intermediate

Main Aims

  • To provide product and process writing practice of a Notes and a paragraph in the context of Mardi Gras Festival

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information listening practice using a text about Mardi Gras in the context of F
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a Discussion
  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about Mardi Gras in the context of Fe


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Warmer/Lead-in To set lesson context and engage students Teacher asks students oral questions about festivals : Do you remember Spanish festival? What are their habits and traditions? . Do you know any festival in Egypt? Is there a special drink or food or clothes in it ? Did you go to a festival before ? When ? With who ? What did you do ? What did you like and dislike ?

Exposure (2-8 minutes) • To provide a model of production expected in coming tasks through reading/listening

Teacher shows a video for Mardi Gras festival in New Orleans from National Geographic. Ss practice listening for gist and specific information. Teacher pre_teaches some vocab by using power points and flash cards to elicit lexis from them. Parades => flash card Lent ==> image and definition Settlers => flash cards Rich food => flash card Fancy => flash card Beads => flash card Ash Wednesday => definition

Pre-Reading and Listening (2-8 minutes) • To generate interesting in the text

Teacher holds pictures to elicit vocabulary from students : what can you see? Are these clothes personally or special ? Yes , special, they are custom for festival and these people are parades. Who are they ? Yes people come from another country to use the land we call them settlers What are these?

While listening and writing (2-10 minutes) • To listen and read for gist and specific information

Ss listen and watch a video of Mardi Gras festival for 5 minutes. Ss read notes and an article about Mardi Gras festival.

Post listening and reading (2-10 minutes) • to check comprehension

Ss summary the video that they watched in notes then , they discuss it. Ss answer Exercise 1 by matching the answers from notes (1_6) They use questions in EX1 again to match and rearrange the article

Semi_Controlled practice (2-10 minutes) • To concept check further and prepare students for free practice

Ss will think about a festival that they have been to. They are going to tell his / her partner about it. They are using questions in Ex1 to interview his /her partner and finally they write their answers in note form.

Free practice (2-10 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language.

Ss write a paragraph describing his / her partner's festival.

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