Elementary level


In this lesson, students are going to be practising receptive skills and processing written text. By the end of the lesson, learners will have practised their reading and detailed


Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about typing in the context of work

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification with words before reading the text


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

Ss will watch a video that will introduce the topic of texting /typing. The teacher will allow ss to discuss in pairs what the vid is about.

Pre-Reading/Listening (9-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- Teacher will put a list of questions on the WB and give them 3 mins to discuss their answers in pairs. - Teacher will get the feedback from the ss. - Teacher will put 3 pictures on the board and ask ss if they know what they are. (2 mins talk in pairs) - Teacher will get the feedback from the ss. - Teacher will go to the image of the thumb - doctor . - T will have ss discuss what they think the image is about in pairs. - T will tell the students that this is an actual medical condition . - T will ask the ss if they know what the word means then if not define the word 'medical condition ' - T will put the question on the board and give students a min to discuss together in pairs. - T will introduce the word average - T will tell the students that if you can type fast it's a work skill - you can get a job .

While-Reading/Listening #1 (2-4 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Ss will read the text for gist to get an overview of the text and will choose a title from the 3 options provided. - Instruction: " I will give you this text to read quickly, and answer 1 question " " How many questions will you answer? " " Will you read quickly or take your time? " - Once ss finish, allow them to check their answers in pairs. - Instruction: " Now check your answers in pairs. " - T will ask the ss if they have the same answers and give them the right answer. - Instruction: '"Which one did we answer? " " Do we all agree? " "Why? "

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

- T will give students an activity where they will need to find the answers to questions from the text? - Instructions: "We are going to reread the text again and I want you to answer the questions on this page, ALONE. " ICQ'S : "Are we doing this alone or with our partner? ALONE" okay. - Instructions: " Now check your answers in pairs." - Ss will check their answers in pairs then T will have the students select the answers from the text projected on the WB.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- T will give the students a final activity ' students will have to solve the puzzle' - Instruction: Take a look at this puzzle and find the words from the box.

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