TP: 4b Reading
To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice using a text about energy in the context of burning calories through exercise.
To provide clarification of treadmill, suggest, get straight on in the context of burning calories through exercise.
Procedure (32-48 minutes)
T will show the pictures of two people who are doing exercises, ask questions to the Ss in order to generate the interest. - Is he running? ( No ) - Is he riding a bike or doing the washing? (Both) - Are they working? (Yes)
T will write four words on the WB (treadmill, suggest, colleague, get (straight) on). T will give colorful paper which is written on some collocations or connotations of these words on the WB. Before T will ask the Ss to stick the related words the Ss will check and discuss together. CCQs : treadmill: Is it for running or walking? (Both) Can we jump on it? (No) suggest: Is it an idea? (Yes) Is it a recommendation?(Yes) Is it advice? (Not necessarily)
T will direct the Ss' attention to the pictures that she hung on the WB in the lead-in stage. T will ask who the reading is about. Students will take a look at the text and decide for a few minutes.
T will give HO of reading comprehension question, ask the Ss to read the text and answer the questions individually. After reading in a detailed way, ss will check the answers in pairs. ICQ: Are you answering the questions in pairs? (No) Are you checking the answers in pairs? (Yes)
T will give out the sentences which are extracted from the reading text. T will elicit the highlighted expressions from these sentences. "tend to : you often do particular things or you are likely to do things" T will ask the ss which sentences mean 'usually' , 'how often do you do?', 'how long and when you do things?', ss will discuss in their groups.
T will set an activity for ss to write six sentences about their habits- four true, and two false. T will give out some ideas to help them to form sentences. After a few minutes later, ss will read their ideas and the other ss will try to guess which sentences are true and which ones are false.
Taboo can be played. Cards will be brought.