To provide gist and detailed reading in the context of strange things that happen
To provide fluency speaking practice in giving a news report in the context of strange things that happen
Procedure (42-50 minutes)
T pre-teach vocabulary from the text which ss may find new, but is key to understanding the text. coincidence/ kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns/ chartered/ʧɑːtəd/ sail/seɪl/ leap/liːp/ wander/wɒndə / nap/næp/ Use CCQs to establish understanding of the vocabulary. Drill vocabulary.
Show picture A-C on the projector. draw ss attention on the three pictures. Tell ss to work in pairs and describe what is happening in each picture. Give ss some time to discuss. Get feedback from WC. Give HO to ss and ask them to read through the text quickly to check their predictions. This is to get the main idea of the text. Get feedback from WC.
Ask ss to read the article again,ss read more carefully and answer question 1-3 in ex 8. Let ss discuss their answers in pairs. Nominate ss to give feedback.
Group ss to gather information about strange things that are happening.Mention some names of places they Can use for the news report. Allow few minutes for ss to get their news ready. Each group report their news to WC.