Cansevil Tumanbay Cansevil Tumanbay

Reading in the context of Caving_Demo#7
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson, the students are going to practice reading skills thoroughly with gist reading, scan reading and detailed reading comprehension in the context of caving. By this lesson, the students will have learnt how to express Dos and Don'ts by using modal verbs for obligation, lack of necessity and prohibition. This gramatical knowledge will be incorporated into their reading to provide them a further practice and help them grasp the meaning within a context.


Abc Speaking cards
Abc Gist HO
Abc Vocab match HO
Abc Detailed reading HO
Abc Reading HO

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about Extreme sports in the context of Caving

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a debate in the context of Dos and Dont's


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

T will ask Ss if they are interested in sports and by using visuals via PPT and CCQs, T will elicit "rules: Dos and Don'ts" to be a good sportsperson to remind them of the previous lesson

Pre-teach vocabulary (6-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T will give Ss a matching HO including visuals and tell Ss work in pairs to match the visuals with the correct words. The word definitions will also be projected on the Wb via PPT to help Ss understand them faster and easily. T will provide WCFB via PPT and drill

While-Reading #1 (6-8 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading

T will introduce the reading text and give clear instructions for gist reading T will ask ICQs and then Ss will skim the text for 2 min. Then Ss will work in pairs and match the subtitles for each paragraph. Each group will match one of the subtitles and WCFB including justifications

While-Reading #2 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students practice on reading for specific information

T will ask Ss to do scan reading and make a list of Dos and Dont's for Caving including obligatory rules, non-mandatory things and prohibitions Ss will work alone and then check as a group. T will monitor WCFB and delayed error correction

While-Reading #3 (12-15 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed listening tasks

T will give Ss detailed reading HO that will also be projected on the WB via PPT and tell them to read the text and do the task alone , first. Then, Ss will check their answers as a group together with a discussion about their justifications T will ask a member from each group to run to the WB and mark T/F for one claim. WCFB including justifications

Post-Reading - Freer speaking activity (6-8 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to develop oral fluency on what they've learned

T will give each group a speaking card and tell them to have a discussion as a group by using modal verbs properly for whatever is asked on the card. e.g (task on the card) To be a good citizen, you (must/have to/mustn't/don't have to)......... Ss will be supposed to tell at least one sentence as a feedback The lesson will end by Error correction session.

Web site designed by: Nikue