the last holiday
To provide scan reading practice using a text about the last holiday in the context of holidays
To provide semi-controlled speaking to review verb/ noun collocations
Procedure (29-42 minutes)
First i will go for a short discussion with the students , i will ask them if they went lately for a short holiday , i will ask some students to talk about it briefly , after that i will put some vocabs card on the whiteboard next to my picture taken in istanbul , and i will ask them to ask me questions about my trip using the vocabs given eg. (did you take some photos ?) . (did you go for swimming ?)
before starting the reading task i will do some drilling , going through the vocabs and make sure that students pronounce them correctly I will give the students some general ideas about the text , then i will instruct them to scan the text in 5 min , then i will ask them to answer the questions ( fill in the gaps ) in pairs i will put the exercise on the projector and ask some students to come to whiteboard and fill in the gaps .
i will ask the students to cover the text again , to re-read the text again , i will ask them to answer the questions , by telling the answer . each group is going to answer a question . ( 6 questions ( 6 groups) . they will not write the answer , they will tell me the answer ( some speaking ) , after that i will try to elicit the form of the questions written in the exercise , very briefly , with the participation of the students .
I will ask the students to answer the questions on (ex 11) by making questions in the past simple , using the collocations that we have seen at the beginning of the session , after that i will ask them to check their answers in pairs , and see if they have the same answer . after that i will check the answers with them to make sure that they wrote the correct form of the questions