Tracy Jansen Tracy Jansen

aSIB 17.3.14 (1)
Intermediate level


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about asset management and allocation in the context of investment portfolio.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide review and practice of diplomatic language used instead of direct statements.


Warmer/Lead-in (10 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Ask students to draw a picture on the WB of assets - elicit words like investments, shares, stocks, cash, etc. to show how a portfolio might look.

Pre-Reading (15 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

Ask what students would do with a gift of USD 1,000, vs USD 10,000 vs USD 10,000,000. Discuss WC

While-Reading #1 (20 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

Unit 21, Asset Management, Pg 97 Tapescript on Pg 152 Listening 1 Q1 TST + Q2 PW WC to confirm

While-Reading #2 (20 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

Unit 21 Asset Management Listening 2: Pg 152-153 - 21.2 for Q2

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

Language Focus P100 - match direct statements to more diplomatic phrases.

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