To provide detailed and gist reading practice using a text about how much water do we need to drink in the context of diet.
To provide speaking practice for the ss first by an interview activity using the questionnaire to set the context of water drinking habits and practice the TL by answering questions about the article and reacting to it by stating whether they agree or disagree.
Procedure (37-45 minutes)
Show picture of water Ask ss when do they drink water? How much water do they drink? Do we say how much or how many...water? (how much) Why? (water is uncountable because it's a liquid) Pre-teach: -difference between mineral water/bottled water which is cleaner? (mineral water) Which is cheaper? (tap water) -facts & myths Which one do people know/believe? (myths) Which one is true? (facts) -thirsty & dehydrated Which one do we feel? (thirst) Which one happens to our whole body? (dehydration)
Give ss handouts of questionnaires Ask ss to read and answer the questionnaire individually. 2 ms. Demo the first question with ss After they finish, demo how to use the questionnaire as an interview Qs. Ss interview each other in pairs and share their answers.
Give ss the handouts Ask ss to skim the article quickly, 30.s Ask ss what's the article about? Ask ss to go through the Qs in ex. 4.a. 30s. Demo with the ss how to answer the exercise. Ss match the Qs with the paragraphs. Ss check in pairs Show answer key on projector
Ask ss to go through the highlighted words in the article. Demo with the ss how to answer ex. 4.c Ss match the highlighted words with the phrases. Ss check in pairs Show answer key O/C feedback on the vocabulary.
Ask ss to fold the handout and hide the article Ss in pairs ask each other the Qs in ex. 4.a and answer from memory Demo with the ss how to do the activity Monitor and give feedback on use of the TL. O/C feedback on who agrees or disagrees with the article.