Nataliia Nataliia

Protests TP2
Intermediate level


In this lesson students will practice speaking in the context of protests. After pre-teaching the vocabulary, students will do a jigsaw reading, followed by group discussion. Students will do a preparation for freer speaking and will practice it at the end of the lesson.


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Main Aims

  • To give students practice in speaking for fluency in the context of protests.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To practice gist reading using a text about protests.


Lead-in. (2-4 minutes) • To generate interest in the topic of the lesson.

Ask Ss if they have ever read about protests in Turkish newspapers or seen them on TV. What were the protests about? What did the Ss feel watching/reading the news? Ask Ss to discuss it in pairs.

Pre-teaching vocabulary. (4-5 minutes) • To provide Ss with new vocabulary that will be needed for freer speaking practice.

- Pass out HO's for SS to match words with their definitions, give them some time to answer and discuss with their group partners. - Give SS answer sheets for checking their answers. - Model and drill pronunciation of difficult words (orchid, species, valley).

Jigsaw reading. (12-15 minutes) • To give SS practice in reading and discussing the news.

- Group SS in 3 groups - Give SS HOs with article and ask them to keep them face down. - Give SS HOs with article headlines and tell them to match the arctile to the right headline while reading. Ask SS ICQs. - Check their choices quickly. - Give SS HO with discussion questions and ask them to discuss the article they have just read in their group. - Give SS answer sheets to check their answers. - Regroup SS and ask them to share news form the articles they have just read with each other.

Preparation for and freer speaking practice (13-15 minutes) • To develop oral fluency in the context of protests.

- Pass out HOs with discussion questions. - Ask SS to discuss them in their groups and come up with their ideas for protesting, make notes if necessary. - Regroup SS again, so they can share their group ideas with other students.

FB/Delayed error correction (if time) (2-3 minutes) • To provide quick FB on the activity and deal with most common mistakes.

- Ask SS the best ways to organize a protest and ecnourage people to join it. - Do delayed correction of SS common mistakes.

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