Mehtap Çetin - Vancouver - the best city in the world
Beginner, Level A1,A2 level
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about describing the place where someone lives in the context of the city, Vancouver
To provide practice and clarification of adjectives and nouns related to the topic in the context of the
Procedure (37-46 minutes)
T hangs out the visuals on the WB. Elicits the photos and asks them which city is that. Gives some time to discuss in pairs. Then puts the name on the WB. Ss see that the city is Vancouver.
Pre-teach vocab T asks what they think about the city Brainstorms and writes the ideas on the WB by showing them on the pictures.
Hand out the text about Vancouver. REMIND : they don't have to understand every word written in the text. They will just look for the general idea of the text. Play an unbeat music for this part. Give 3 minutes to read it, then tell them turn the page back. Read the gist question and answer. PW - check. Then WC- check (S-S).
1) Hand out the matching task. Ss will read the text again. REMIND : They will have enough time to read it. Play the slow music for this section. After Ss have read the text, they will match the headings with the paragraphs written in the text. After they finish, Change the seats using colours. PW check. WC check. S-S T writes the sentences on the board. 2) Hand out True/False task. Ss find the sentences to check if they are true or false. PW - check. WC check. S - S
T tells Ss to think about a beautiful city in Turkey. Think about it and write such a webpage about the city they have chosen individually. Use the vocabulary taught in the lesson. Regroup (use colours) the students and tell them to read what they have written in pairs.