To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about internet in the context of social networking sites
To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation, opinion expression in the context of internet
To provide practice and review of internet words in the context of internet and social media
Procedure (46-58 minutes)
Put the word internet on the board (_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _) and elicit the answer from students. I'm thinking of a word in my mind, this word is about something that was started in the 1960's by the US Military. It became public in 1991. It's something we all use mostly everyday. Give students questions 1-5 from exercise one and put them in 2 or 3 groups to discuss the questions.
Put the title of the article on the board give students a minute or half a minute to process the article. then post the questions from ex. 2a let students answer in groups of 2 or 3, then due whole class feed back.
Have students read the task and see if any of their ideas were correct. (ex. 2b) Take whole class feedback on this.
Have students read the article again individually and answer the questions for ex. 3 check in pairs, give answer key.
In pairs discuss questions in exercise 4. Have a few students give there opinion to the whole group.
make note of some errors that students made during the speaking exercises. Write them on the board, and elicit corrections from students.