Oussama Baali Oussama Baali

Information media
B1+ level

Description

Lead-in: Nominate the groups. Have Ss. Discuss the question in exercise 1a & b in groups of four. Get each group to report what they think. Pre-teach vocabulary: Decide on the vocabulary items Ss. might need to understand the text. Find a way to efficiently present a limited number of vocab items necessary for understanding. Will you do a matching activity with lists, or, on individual pieces of paper/gap-fill? Be careful not to teach the ones in the word-guessing exercise 4. Reading for gist: Write each subheading in ex2 on a different slip of paper. Make copies to fit the number of groups. For example, if you have three groups (of four) make three sets. stick them on the walls outside the class. make copies of the text to fit the number of groups and cut the text into paragraphs. Give out the texts making sure that each member in a group get a paragraph. Invite Ss. to outside the class and ask them to find the suitable subheading for each paragraph. Set a time limit. Once the groups have done, have them sit together and check their work. Ask Ss. What helped them in the text do the task. Clarify the main point in each paragraph. Project the answers to save time. Reading for details/ Get each student to read the text individually first and then have each group answer Questions 1,2 and 3 in five minutes. Give out the answers in folded sheet. Have them discuss Questions 4 and 5 in groups. Get the groups to report the others what they think. Word-guessing, Get Ss. to underline the words(ex4) in the text. Demo how to guess meaning from context. Elicit the answers for questions 1 and 2. Direct them to do ex4 to match the meanings with the words. Would you ask Ss. to do it individually/in pairs/in groups ? How would you give feedback ? Get Ss. to do a class survey by asking questions to as many classmates as they can and nothing down the answers. Have them report what they have found.

Materials

Abc Questionnaire
Abc Handouts

Main Aims

  • Reading for gist and detail in the context of reliable media.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Speaking for fluency in the context of reliable media.

Procedure

Pre-Reading/Speaking (1-2 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Students will be asked a question to warm them up and give them a clear idea about what the text is going to be about. Question : Where do you think people usually go to find information ?

Lead-in (3-4 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Students will be given handouts and they will be required to discuss the question of the exercise 1a and 1b in groups. 1a) Which of these do you use when you need to get information ? 1b) Which do you tend to trust ?

Pre-teach vocabulary (2-5 minutes) • To provide a clear understanding of the text.

Some vocabularies from the text will be explained to the students in order to have a clear idea about the text.

Reading for gist (7-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

-Three groups of four will be involved in an activity. Subheading in ex2 to be written on a different slip of paper and to be stuck in the walls outside the class. each paragraph of the text will be cut and given to each group in order to find the suitable subheading for each paragraph. -Each group will be invited outside the class to look for the subheading that suits the paragraph. -When they finish they will go back to their sits and their answers will be examined. -Ss will be asked what helped them in the text to find the suitable subheading. -Clarification to be given about the main points in each paragraph.

While-Reading (9-10 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading task.

Each student will be required to read individually the text and then they will collaborate together in order to answer question 1,2 and 3 in FIVE minutes. When they finish answers will be given out in folded sheet. Students then will be asked to discuss questions 4 and 5 in groups. Each group will report what they think.

Word-guessing (2-4 minutes) • To improve Ss vocabulary

-Students will be asked to guess the meaning from the context. -Question number 1 and 2 will be elicited to studens for more understanding about the excercise. -Students will be required to do the excersie in groups.

Speaking (7-10 minutes) • to improve Ss speaking skills.

A questionnaire will be given to students to fill in. And then they will ask the same questions given in the questionnaire chart to their classmates and report what they have found.

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