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Copy of TP8 - Receptive Skill - Reading
Intermediate, B1/B2 level


In this lesson, students will have practised a receptive skill of reading by reading for detailed information about to slow food and slow city and performed a free practice afterwards.


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Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about slow food and city in the context of journeys

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of slow food and city


Warmer/Lead-in (3-5 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T shows a video in order to set the context and to give an interesting idea to look at before starting the reading

Pre-Reading (7-8 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T pairs the SS, gives HO to each pair and asks them to match the words with their definitions posted under their chairs T points a pair as AK T shows HOs and give instructions for the first folded part of the text T asks students to read the introduction part of the text and answer the questions about "What are the slow things? Why it is a worldwide movement?" SS work individually Upon completion, they check their answers with a pair Teacher gets W/C feedback

While-Reading #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T groups the SS for jigsaw reading asks SS to unfold the HO says SS that they are going to read two paragraphs but the paragraphs are not in order and asks them to read for ordering the paragraphs, SS check their answers in pairs T asks for a group feedback or provides AK for each group only

While-Reading #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

SS are asked to unfold the whole page now, SS are asked to read the story for retelling it by giving information about Slow Food and City to the other group T cross pairs SS as A and B Student As are going to ask questions about Slow City Student Bs are going to ask questions about Slow Food T monitors closely Get feedback from cross pairs.

Post-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

T sets the free practice task Asks SS to imagine that their town is thinking of becoming a "Slow City" and gives (as prompts) what they plan to do. Talk in your groups, which one do you agree and which ones do you disagree with? Why? T monitors closely, takes notes T gives delayed FB upon completion

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