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Teaching Practice 1
intermediate level


In this lesson students practice in reading for the gist, detail and deducing meaning from contest, in the context of whether you can believe or not. In the following exercises students review and practice vocabulary to talk about facts and information. Finally students practice in speaking for fluency.


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Main Aims

  • To give Ss practice in reading for gist, detail and deducing meaning from context of whether you can believe what you read or not.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To review/introduce and practice vocabulary to talk about facts and information/ To give Ss practice for speaking fluency.


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

I will start with the question: How do you find information? I'll draw a mind map on a board with answers ss gave. Ss work in pairs to answer this question Which do you trust and why? Group feedback

Pre-Reading (2-3 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Ask what ss know about wikipedia. Do you trust wikipedia?

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

Give clear instructions to read the text for the gist and match paragraphs and subheadings in ex 2. (3 min) Peer-check Group check Give instructions turn the page and look at the questions. Say 'We are going to read the text again but let's check what you remember' ex.3

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

Back to ex. 3. Ss finish answering the questions or correct answers. Introduce/ Review new lexis in ex.4. Ss work in pairs/small groups. Group check.

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