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TP #6 Reading & Listening (News)
Intermediate level

Description

In this lesson, students will practice the skill of reading through the context of newspaper headlines of various topics. This is followed by a controlled-practice in which students need to read the underlined words (from the headlines) to phrases that have the same meanings. Finally, students will listen to short radio news then match them with the right headlines. They will be given headlines to help them out writing radio news accordingly based on what they have listened to.After writing they will broadcast their news to the rest of the class.

Materials

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Main Aims

  • To provide deduction reading for details and listening for gist practice using a text about newspaper headlines in the context of news.
  • To provide deduction and inference reading practice using a text about newspaper headlines and listening practice through various newspaper topics

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide product writing practice of a a radio news story.
  • To provide detailed listening practice using a text about radio news items.

Procedure

Warmer/Lead-in (0-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

-I will Show Ss real newspaper on the display and ask them : -What is this? -Do you like reading newspaper? -Do you read it daily, weekly or online? -What kinds of headlines do you read?

Pre-Reading/Listening (6-9 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

I will Give Ss an exercise and ask them to match some expressions and abbrev. with their meanings to prepare the Ss to understand the topics that they will listen to, then i will monitor and give help, after that I will let them check in pairs and give their feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-13 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

I will Ask Ss to look at the photos and read the headlines, then ask them to match each photo with an appropriate newspaper headline. I will Monitor and give help, then I will Let them to check answers in pairs and give the feed back.

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

I will ask Ss to read the headlines again, then find an underlined headline word that has the same meaning from the phrases in exercise 2. I will Monitor and give help, then Let them to check answers in pairs. After that give them the feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #3 (16-20 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks.

I will tell Ss that they will listen to a radio broadcast which covers the same newspaper headlines in ex 1 then ask Ss to listen and match the news items to the headlines. -I will play the records more than one time if needed, after that I will Let them to check answers in pairs, then give them the feedback.

Post-Reading/Listening (20-30 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

In pairs i will ask Ss to choose one of the headlines in ex 4 and write a radio news story based on this headline, meanwhile i will go around giving help where needed. - I will ask some Ss to broadcast their news to the rest of the class when they are ready.

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