Upp. Int. level
To provide scan reading practice using a text about Mexico City in the context of traffic
To provide gist reading practice using a text about Mexico City in the context of commotion and traffic
Procedure (45-55 minutes)
Introduce myself. Remind Sts of the topic of the previous lesson and ask them to share their feelings about Istanbul. Set the aims of the lesson clearly.
Show pictures of Mexico City and play the Mariachi song and ask them to discuss it in pairs. And get them to share everything they know about Mexico. Brainstorm ideas and thoughts.
Remind Students of the vocabulary for feelings and opinions from the lesson before mine. Tell some of the meaning of the words. Ask them to quickly scan and highlight examples of the vocabulary and make a note of what that adjective describes.
Get Sts to do ex.a making brief notes while they read. Sts then summarise the text with a partner using their notes for guidance.
Put Sts into small groups to discuss ex.b. Select Sts to share their experiences in WC feedback