Teaching Practice 1
To provide gist and detailed reading practice using an article about extreme family ties in the context of family life
To provide clarification of family lexis in the context of family life
Procedure (33-45 minutes)
T will write the word "Bedouins" on the board and try to elicit its meaning from the Ss to clarify the word. Then, T will show pictures of the Bedouins to Ss and ask Ss to discuss the pictures in pairs.
T tries to clarify the vocabulary by giving definitions and eliciting the new words from the Ss.
Ss will skim the article individually and tick the facts they read from the article. Ss check their answers in pairs. WCF
Ss read the article once and answer the following question: Why do the Bedouins prefer to live together in a big family group? Ss check answers in pairs. WCF
Ss read the article again and choose the correct answer according to the information given. Ss check answers in pairs. WCF
In groups, Ss will look at the highlighted words and phrases in the article and guess their meanings and then, fill in a the table the T gave them. Also, they can use a dictionary to look up their meaning and pronunciation. T will give the answers to the Ss and they'll check their answers in their groups.