Upper Intermediate level
To practice vocabulary in the context of illness
To practice gist and detailed reading in the context of illness
Procedure (37-53 minutes)
Teacher calls one student to the board and hands him a single card with a word on it (related to their previous lessons about illness and injury) and asks them to elicit the word from the class. This is done with 2 or 3 students. The teacher then elicits the word Hypochondriac to the class through PPP.
Teacher writes a single title on the board and have students discuss in pairs what it talks about. And then they give feedback
Elicits the vocab from the students through PPP. After the vocab is elicited teacher highlights the pronunciation and does CCQs.
Students grouped into 4s and the teacher hands them a hand out with a matching articles and topic sentences exercise and sets a time limit of 5 minutes and make them start. After all is done they give a group feedback
Teacher asks students to tell her what words they found hard to read\say. Teacher drills the pronunciation of the most difficult words and has students say it individually.
Teacher gives a Vocab-highlighting exercise to the students and sets a time limit of 5 to 7 minutes. Students do it in pairs, switch partners and peer check. The class then gives a group feedback to the teacher
Teacher pairs up students and asks them to write a short dialogue as between a doctor and a patient, tells them to use at least 5 words from today's vocab and sets a time limit of 7 minutes. teacher then has 2 or 3 pairs read it out to the whole class.