Mahyar Douraghi Mahyar Douraghi

Vocabulary, Reading and Listening
Pre-intermedite level


Students will learn new vocabulary and improve their receptive skills through reading and listening in general context of "Whats the word?" Also, they are going to work on the productive skill of speaking


Abc listening activity c 2-3
Abc reading activity b
Abc reading activity c
Abc Reading "900 new words in 3 months"

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about 900 new words in 3 months in the context of what's the word?

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification, review and practice of new vocabular in the context of what's the word? and 900 new words in 3 months
  • To provide gist, specific information and detailed listening practice using an audio about introduction to a tv game show, What's the word? in the context of what's the word?


Stage 1 (Warmer/Lead-in) (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-Greet The Ss to the class -display a photo of tweeter's symbol on OHP -Ask the Ss who uses tweeter here? -Ask "do you know the meaning of the word tweeter and its origin" -Ask students "do you know how many new words has created in 3 months -Ask students how many ways words are created, list their answers on the board

Stage 2 (reading) (13-16 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through a text or situation

-Instruct the Ss to read the text "900 new words in 3 months" from SB page 25 quickly -Give the Ss HO of the above reading -Pair them and ask them to explain to their partners what they have learned from the text -Ask the Ss how many ways does it mention of creating new words? What are they?(Activity 5 a. SB page 25) -Give the Ss HO of the activity 5 b, SB page 25. Instruct the Ss to complete it, then they must compare their answers in pairs -Display the slide of the above activity and nominate S to come and write the correct answer (feedback) -Students might have problems with pronunciation of vocabulary in activity 5c SB page 25. Drill some of them e.g. wi=fi, google, emoticon -Display the activity 5c SB page 25 on OHP and instruct the Ss to explain the meaning of those words to their partner, using the text

Stage 3 (Listening) (10-12 minutes) • To provide context for the target language through listening

-Display pictures of crosswords and scrabble, ask the Ss if they know these games -Instruct the Ss to listen to an audio file Play audio file 2-2 from SB page 24- -Play the audio 2-2 from SB page 24 -Pair Ss and instruct them to explain how do you play the game? (What's the word? from the above audio file) -Instruct the Ss to listen to the audio 2-3 from SB page 24 and complete activity 1c from SB page 24. Pause after each dialogue if necessary

Stage 4 (12-15 minutes) • To provide students with free practice of the target language

-Give the Ss scrabble letters -In groups, they have to come up with at least 3 words (4-5 minutes) -each group should choose a speaker -the speaker should come to the front and try to explain at least one of the words to WC. Other groups should guess the word. A point will be given to the group if the other groups could guess the word right -The winner is the group with the highest points

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