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Mirror Images Lesson
Upper Intermediate B2 level


In this lesson ss will have the opportunity to practise gist and detailed reading through a text on conceptions of beauty and Body Dysmorphic Disorder. They will also expand their vocabulary in the relevant context.


Abc Gap-fill HO
Abc reading text
Abc Matching exercise
Abc Gap-fill HO from SB
Abc Read the text and discuss exercise HO

Main Aims

  • To practise reading for gist and details, improving receptive skills

Subsidiary Aims

  • To expand vocabulary through the context of Mirror Images


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

- Show 2 picture of Ajda Pekkan on PPT presentation. - Ask ss what differences (apart from natural aging process) do they see in those before and after images. They're going to discuss with their partners. - Nominate one student to give FB

Pre-Reading (5-6 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- Ss will do pre-reading matching exercise in order to be familiar with some important vocabulary. - Nominate ss to discuss the answers

While-Reading #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Have ss read the text quickly. Mainly to get the main idea - SS will discuss reading exer. 2 with their partner. - Have 3 ss to report back

While-Reading #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

- SS will read the reading text more carefully for the second time. - They will do fill in the blanks exercises. - They will check with a partner then report to the WC.

Post-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- They'll do matching vocab exer. 4 - Nominate few to report to the class. - SS will discuss on the reading text in pairs. - SS will do fill in the blanks vocab exer. from WB.

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