Ahmed Fathalla Ahmed Fathalla

B1 level


In this lesson, students will read an article about paragliding and do some speaking about sports.


Abc paragliding Video
Abc Sport Pictures Cards
Abc Speaking Cards
Abc Straightforward, student's book, unite 11A, Reading. ex.2

Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about paragliding

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide speaking practice about sports


Lead-in (2 minutes) • to create interest on the topic

teacher shows students a short video about paragliding using the projector.

Pre-reading (7-9 minutes) • to get ss ready for the next stage to start reading the paragraph

the teacher elicits the meaning of some key vocabularies that help ss understand the paragraph.

while reading (3 minutes) • to get ss to read for gist

the teacher asks ss to read the paragraph within 2 minutes and find answers for the following questions : Is she famous in her home country? What was her job when she started playing this sport?

while reading 2 (10 minutes) • to get ss to read the paragraph for specific information

the teacher sets a task for ss and they read the paragraph to find answers for this task that is ex2 page 106. and then check in their groups

post-reading (10 minutes) • to get ss practice some speaking about their favorite sports

the teacher gives half the ss some cards that have questions and asks them to find a partner from the other half and ask him the questions

post-reading 2 (10 minutes) • to get ss to do group work together

the teacher ask ss to work in groups and he gives them a picture of a sport asking them to write about this sport they see in the picture.

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