Reading about technology
To provide gist reading practice using a text about technology
To provide lexical practice
Procedure (44-53 minutes)
T greets the Ss and shows pictures of different technological devices. T asks: "Do you love technology?" "Which one is your favorite?" After they answer, she asks another question: " Which one was your favorite when you were a little kid?" " When I was a child, my father used to buy everything I wanted."" Did your father use to buy these things for you?"
T shows another picture of a father and a son to elicit the context and asks: "What's the matter between them?" "Discuss with your partner and then tell me please." Ss try to answer and after that T shows the reason of the problem between them. While talking, T tries to elicit the blocking words in the text.
T gives instructions. "There are 6 paragraphs and 6 sentences." "Please read the text quickly and match the sentences with the paragraphs." "You have three minutes." ICQs: How much time? T gives a sheet including sentences which are taken out of the text. After they finish, PC. T shows the answer key on WB.
T writes three sentences on the board and shows three rules to complete. "Please look at these sentences and try to complete the rules. "Pair check please." T gives FB. After the feedback, T wants them to go back to the text and complete the summary in pairs. " Please read the text again and choose the best option." "There are three options and you will choose just one. You have 5 minutes." Ss check their answers in pairs. T shows the answer key.
T sticks the papers which include the verbs tell, say and ask and gives instructions. " You are going to make two lines. When I say a word, you will try to grab the correct verb from the board." In two groups, T lets them talk about the following questions. " What are the advantages and disadvantages of letting children have mobile phones?" " What is the ideal age to have a mobile?"