Teaching Practice 2
Elementary level

Description

In this lesson, Students will review some of the vocabulary from the last couple of lessons, and see examples of TL for the next lesson.

Materials

Abc Vocabulary
Abc Reading
Abc Pictures 1
Abc Picture
Abc Speaking 1

Main Aims

  • To provide gist and detailed reading practice using a text about An Englishman's home ..... is his castle! in the context of adults living at home

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a conversation /present simple/ in the context of family /vocabulary/

Procedure

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

- T Draws a family tree on the board. - T Puts my name on it. - T writes the names of four or five family members next to it in a list - T tells Ss about their family - T tells Ss to copy and complete the family tree. They can ask you any questions to help them. - T writes on the board "How old are you? Do you live with your parents? why? why not?" - T asks Ss to talk to a partner answering these questions above. - T asks Ss to discuss the questions in ex 1. with a partner.

Pre-Reading (10-12 minutes) • To prepare students for the text and make it accessible

- T teaches Ss these vocabulary items ( castle, an only son, opinion, own, get married) by asking them to match the words to their definitions and showing the Ss pictures to check Ss answers. - T asks Ss to look at the photo and asks: Who can you see? How old is he? Is he rich or poor? Is he married? Is he happy? - T shows the Ss the title "An Englishman's home ........ is his castle" and asks What do you think this is about (pointing at the title)?Talk to a partner. - T elicits some opinions from the Ss and writes them on the board. - T writes the opinions on a piece of paper because they will use them in the last stage.

While-Reading #1 (8-10 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading tasks

- T breaks this reading into sections. - T asks Ss to read The Castle Family and asks them what is the problem? Peer check then T takes FB. - T asks Ss to read His Mother's Opinion and asks is it a problem for his mother? Peer check then T takes FB. - T asks Ss to read His Father's Opinion and asks is it a problem for his father? Peer check then T takes FB. - T asks Ss to read Andy's Opinion and asks is it a problem for Andy? Peer check then T takes FB.

While-Reading #2 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading tasks

- Ss read the article again and underline the correct word. - Peer check, then FB

Post-Reading (9-11 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

- T asks Ss to discuss these questions "What do you think of the situation? Why does Andy live at home? Do you know a person in Andy's situation? Do you live at home? Why?" in pairs. - (If time, Ss change partners and report their first partners' opinions) - T takes FB. - T writes on the board the opinions he took about the title in the second stage. - T discuss with Ss which one is the closest to the story.

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