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A1 level


In this lesson, students practice past and present simple tenses through a text about housework.They will start with some questions followed by jigsaw reading and completing tasks throughout the class.At the end, there is a semi-controlled practice for the students to talk about their own families and experiences.


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Main Aims

  • To provide gist and scan reading practice using a text about housework in the context of chores and family members

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification and review of family members in the context of housework
  • To provide fluency speaking practice in a conversation in the context of housework and family


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

-Greetings - Students will watch a short video about housework.

Pre-Reading (8-10 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible and pre-teach some vocabulary

- Students will be given a set of jigsaw pictures which are all related to the context. - Students will be asked to find someone who has the other part of the picture.They will sit next to that person. - " Sit with your new partners. " - " Look at your pictures." - Cooking, barbecue, and housework will be pre-taught. - " Tell me an example of housework? washing dishes, cooking, ... " Do you do it at work or at home?" At home. " When you cook food, do you make it or eat it?" Make it. - Two pictures will be projected on the board, showing two different families. - Students will be asked some questions regarding the pictures.

While-Reading #1 (16-18 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

- The class will be divided into two groups. - The first group will get the first text while the second group gets the second text. - They have two minutes to skim the text. - Students will be given a handout with Some questions related to the gist. - A student from group A will be paired up with a student from group B. - Students should ask the questions of each other and try to report what they have read. - T will nominate two or three students to ask for feedback - Students will read the other part of the text. - Students will be given the second handout with a gap-filling activity.They need to scan the text and fill the gaps. - "Check your answers with your partner." - The answer key will be on the wall. -" walk around the class and check your answers."

While-Reading #2 (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging inference reading task

- Students will be given a T/F task.it's an inference task. - They need to read the text thoroughly and complete the task. - Students will check their answers with their peers. - Students will come to the board and write the answer key on it as feedback.

Post-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- Students will be given a handout regarding housework habits in their own country. - They will mingle and ask the questions of different people and learn about their habits and try to take notes if possible. - As feedback, Students need to report to the class what they have learned about their partner. - T will do some hot and delayed error correction.

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