Yasmine Moussa Yasmine Moussa

Reading receptive skill-What are different types of restaurants ?
Beginner Level 1 level


In this lesson, the students will learn about the different types of restaurants and discuss their personal preferences of food. Also, they will learn about different nationalities.Students to know the difference between the determiners a/an.


Main Aims

  • To provide gist and specific information reading practice using coursebook and different materials to learn about different types of restaurants and nationalities .

Subsidiary Aims

  • To present adjectives related to names of countries .To provide clarification to use determiners a/an.


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

-Demonstrate a picture with different food chain logos on the white board, then ask students, in pairs, to guess what's the lesson is about? -Elicit some vocabularies: Restaurant, cafe, fast food, Chinese food, Turkish food, and local and international food. -In pairs, students to write down their preferred type of food and restaurants? Students will have 3 minutes to write down their ideas and then discuss it with their partners.

Pre-Reading/Listening (5-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

-Students to skim the reading text p.33 and try to match each guide with a name of a restaurant (Ex.1a). The correct answers with other pairs and to read them loudly and their partner to write it down on board. -Students will be asked individually to fill in the table (Ex.1b) in 2 minutes. And, check with their partner and then write it down on board. -Play the recording 1.69 to show the pronunciation of Chinese and Japanese .Also, demonstrate the form on board and stress on vowels.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Without looking to the guide, students to produce their own sentences and answer P.33 (Ex.1c) as shown below : 1c. Talk about the restaurant: -The Shanghai restaurant is an Indian restaurant. -They have good chicken and rice dishes. -It’s not expensive. On board will write the names of the restaurants and students in pairs will answer the above questions then check with each other and answer it on board. -Teacher to make sure student can differentiate between the determiners a /a before nouns.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

- To check their comprehensive understanding abilities, we will play a game about the information they have gained previously. -Distribute different colors papers to have 3 groups of learners, then set them together. After that, give them a paper with true or false statements about the guide and ask them to quickly write the answer on board and the team going to finish first will be the winning team. The task should be in 5 minutes. Questions are : 1-The Indian restaurant has good pizzas and pasta dishes. F 2-The Chinese restaurant is cheap. F 3-You can eat a burger in an American restaurant. T 4-You can find the Indian restaurant in New Street. F 5-The Italian restaurant has very good fish. T 6-The Japanese restaurant is very expensive but very good. T 7-You can find 100 tables in the Chinese restaurant. F

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

-Individually, students will write down about their favorite restaurant in the city in 5 minutes. Then tell their partner about it. Then tell the whole class. Students will be able to work through their productive skills by writing and speaking their own ideas.

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