Summer Holiday Lesson Plan Week One Day Three
Intermediate ESL Grades 9-12 English Students Proficiency L5 Ages 15-80 Internet Wi-fi Television - School level
To provide scan reading practice using a text about reviews in the context of travel
To provide detailed reading and discussing hotel reviews; - Students will be able to make their informed choice of hotel
Procedure (47-58 minutes)
- Ask students if they liked the hotels they read about the reviews. - Ask them if they've found the reviews helpful and why. - Tell that today the students are going discuss hotel reviews and chose the best offers in various cities - Explain the students that this is what they are going to do or probably already do when traveling.
Speak about different parts of reviews – scores, personal experience, the ways people may express and mask their complains; separating facts from opinions in the reviews (hard facts vs. opinion); Analyze one of the reviews as an example (model)
Working in pairs; give each student a couple of reviews and ask each pair to compare two hotels and pick the best one and the best offer.
One student in each couple makes a presentation explaining their choice of hotel.
Go over the list of vocabulary from students. Go over a list of the typical requirements for a hotel, i.e. free wifi, free parking, pet-friendly, vegetarian restaurant on site, gym, etc.