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Reading and speaking
Intermediate level


In this lesson, ss will describe their teachers when they were at school.


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Main Aims

  • To provide detailed reading practice using a text about first day at school in the context of teachers

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a discussion in the context of describing the first day at school


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

T displays a picture of students in their first day at school. ss discuss the following questions with their groups (ex. 1): What can you remember about your first day at school? How did you feel? What did you think of the teachers?

Pre-Reading/ Speaking (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

T asks ss to look at the picture of Miss Trunchbull and discuss with their groups what they think of this teacher.

While-Reading #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

T asks ss

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Ss reread

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

Ss will complete the sentences in ex. 5a.

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