Mehrdad Mehrdad

Mehrdad Kharazy Dehkharghani's TP7
Pre-intermediate level


In this lesson students will read a reading both for gist and details. the context will be on carnivals.


Abc Meaning CCQ answerkey handouts
Abc Meaning CCQ handouts
Abc Matching Activity handout
Abc Answer key for Matching activity
Abc straightforward Pre intermediate p. 118
Abc Power Point Aid

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about Pam and Claire-Carnival Tour in the context of Festivals

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of festival words in the context of festival


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

Pictures in the power point will be presented; The following will be asked; 1. What do you see in the pictures? 2. Are they dancing? 3. Where are they?which country? 4. What do we call to these types of parties?

Pre-Reading/Listening (13-15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

((the following words will be pre-taught (Use the LA); Carnival, Festival, Band, Costume, Fireworks, Display, Float, Mask, Parade/procession, Speaker, Traditional food (this is the part that I focus on vocabulary throughout my lesson).)) CCQs will be given to them as a matching activity; they will do it in groups; groups change position and check each others matches; The handout consisting the answers will be given to them.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (9-11 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Ss will be directed to work individually to answer part 2; 1 minute will be given for this aim; They will do pair work; the will have WC + WC feedback

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

Students will do part 3 of the reading, individually; They will have 4 minutes for this aim; they will check with their pairs; The answers will be discussed as WC activity;

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

They will do exercise 1; they will have 5 to 10 minutes to work on it in groups; their mistakes will be corrected;

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