Reading and Vocabulary
Upper Intermediate level
To give Ss practice in reading ofr gist and detail, and in deducing meaning from context through a text about a Cyberchondriac
Vocabulary and Speaking
Procedure (32-45 minutes)
After having introduction in class they will be given a quiz of True and False. After 2 to 3 minutes they will be asked to turn the paper and keep it with them.
Students will be given Exercise 5a and asked to look at the title/picture and predict in pair/groups about the topic and discuss.
In this stage students will be given Ex:5b (First part) to check ideas and get a general understanding (reading for gist)
Students will now be given Ex:5b(second part) for detail reading and also completing a task by completing topic sentences. They will work in group/pairs to complete the task.
Students will be asked to look at the underlined words and will be encouraged to discuss in group/pairs about the meaning. when they are finished they will be asked to complete Ex:5c. Later they will hear an audio to check their answers.
I will ask the students to read the article again to solve Ex:5e. They will compare answers with a partner and then check for answers.
At the final stage of the lesson students will be asked what they found most interesting/surprising in the topic. They will be asked to do this in pairs and groups and then as a whole class feedback.