To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about t in the context of Fate
To provide practice of no chance, no way, no surprise and no use in the context of True love stories
Procedure (36-48 minutes)
T asks: who is married? T elicits some answers. How did you meet ? T elicits some answers. T writes on the board: Do you believe in fate or things happen by chance? T elicits some answers. T gives the instructions: you are going to listen and circle the correct words, then check the answers with your partner. T plays the audio and then does WC FB.
T: you are going to read the introduction to two stories, answer the Qs, then check with your partners. T checks the instructions. SS read, check, Then T does WC FB.
T gives the instructions: You are going to read, answer the Qs, then check your answers with your partner. T does a quick FB.
T regroups the SS. T gives the instructions: you have 7 minutes to read it again very carefully. T monitors Ss to check if they are on the task or not and also help them when they have difficulties with the meaning of words and expressions. T gets SS' attention. Did you read reading A or B? Do you have questions A or B? Can you answer them? No. so, A asks B about his/her text and vice versa. T monitors and write down a few mistakes. If there is plenty of time T does corrections and regroups them again to talk about their story to a new partner, then gives feedback. If not, T does WC FB.
T gives the instructions: you are going to match sentences 1-4 to meanings a-d, then check with your partners. Ss do, T monitors, T does WC FB and explains more if needed. T gives the instructions: You are going to write 2-4 sentences using the expressions. Which expressions? the one you just matched.In pairs? no. When they are done, they put it on the wall. classmates check each others sentences to see if it's correct or not and also interesting.