To provide clarification and practice of language used for proper responses for news in the context of talking about the news
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using two texts about news reports
To provide gist listening practice using a text about news stories in the context of talking about the news
Procedure (27-43 minutes)
Show Ss two photos of well-known Egyptian accidents. Ask students about the first photo Do you remember that man? what did he do? How did you get the news for the first time? Ask Ss about the second photo Do you know this woman? what did she do?
Ss read the headlines of the text and try to guess what the texts are talking about. Show Ss some pictures of the difficult words to identify their meaning. Ss answer exercise 5b by matching the infinitive to its irregular past simple in pairs. Ss listen and practise the infinitive and the past simple.
Divide Ss two groups, group A will read the first text, group B will read the second text. Work in pairs to ask each other questions from the a-e and 1-5 Monitor Ss while reading and working in pairs. Give the feedback.
Give Ss hand-outs with questions to reflect the text to their personal experience. Have you ever been in a dangerous situation before? what happened? what did you do?
Ss listen to the track to tell what each story is talking about. Give Ss hand out to classify the responses according to the given emoji Ss match the statements or the question to the correct response. Ss check answers in pairs
Ss answer exercise 8a fill in the gaps with the given words. Ss check answers in pairs Give the feedback Ss listen and practise the questions and responses.