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How old are you?
Intermediate level


In this reading lesson we will learn about Ageism and chat about when people lie about their age and why?


Abc Worksheet
Abc How old is she handout
Abc HO 2
Abc HO

Main Aims

  • To provide gist reading practice using a text about age in the context of romantic relationships

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide gist listening practice using a text about relationships
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a debates in the context of age and relationships


Warmer/Lead-in (4-7 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students and set the context for talking about age

Flexi Sub-Stage T will Elicit the name of some famous people and write these names on the WB T will then ask how old these people are. WB the response. Essential Sub-Stage T will handout the HO one copy to the Ss and allow the Ss to T will say now Elicit Guesses for each actor age and then write the answers on the board

Gist Reading 1 (5-8 minutes) • Gist Reading

T will board these titles for the articles during the Pre-Reading Activity 1. Ageism turned me into a Liar 2. How you get worse with Age 3. Love can stand little lies T will FB and discuss which title the believe fits the article best. 3 minutes After the Ss will pair off and discuss why they think is a the best Title Reveal the the title at the end of the Stage

Pre-Reading/Listening (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and further access

T will write on the board the phrases lie, liar, and Ageism. T will Elicit the phrases and if the students are unable to provide definition the T will post them on the board. T will provide the S with the WS and have the S work individual on Question 1. T will FB with by peer checking opnions on the topic. T will then will mingle and then share opions.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-15 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading task

T will then provide the Ss with the T and F question. T will give the Ss an opportunity to read the question 2-3 minute. T will give the Ss will be allowed to read for 2-3 minutes.

Sub-Skill Listening #2 (Flexi-Stage) (7-10 minutes) • To practice listening of Gist and perdicting

T will have read question 3 on the worksheet T will Pair the Ss off and give them the opportunity to predict what will be in the conversation 4 Min. T will play the Audio twice and have Ss, PW to FB and see if it aligns with their predictions

Post Reading Speaking Practice (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Ss will be broken up using Apple, Banana, game... 2 minutes After being broken into groups they will be given the question in section 4 Ss will discuss the question with each other 6 minutes FB Nominating 2 minutes

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