Teaching Practice 3 Ahmad Nakar
Beginners level


Abc New Headway Beginner Student’s Book
Abc New Headway Beginner workbook

Main Aims

  • To introduce and practice have and has in the affirmative form to talk about personal information in the context of reading about a family.

Subsidiary Aims

  • To enable students to develop their reading skills for gist and detailed understanding in the context of reading a text about rich people.


Lead-in (4-6 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

T Shows students a blurred picture of the text. T writes on the board key words from the text. e.g. big house, three sons, Las Vegas, husband, children, daughter...etc. T asks students to guess in pairs what is the text about. T might provide three possible answers if needed

Reading for gist (5-7 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist reading task

T gives the text to Ss and asks them to read and circle the most appropriate title. T shows a picture to tell students what a title is. Ss compare in pairs their answers. T gives whole class feedback and asks students to show him why they said (X) is the correct title. They might come to the board and circle the key word that helped them to figure out the title.

listening for specific information (6-7 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging, detailed, deduction and inference listening task

For the same text, T gives ex. 2. and asks students to reread the text and tick true sentences and cross out the wrong ones. T asks students to compare their answers with a friend. Feedback would be in the shape of listening. T asks students to listen and check their answers. wcfb to show correct answers.

Clarification (8-10 minutes) • To clarify the meaning, form and pronunciation of the target language

T asks students to look at the text and underline the sentences that contain have or has. T gets some answers from students and write them on the board. e.g. I have a small hotel. She has a job as a nurse. We have an apartment in the hotel. They have two children...etc. T clarify MFP of the target language. Have students complete the grammar spot on p27. Give whole class feedback.

Semi-Controlled Practice (10-15 minutes) • To provide semi-controlled speaking practice using the target language.

T divides Ss into groups of three. T gives each student one part of the text. Have students read their part, then fold the paper and tell his/her friend in the same group at least three sentences about their text using the target language. T monitors and give help if needed. T asks ICO's Are we working individually or in groups? How many people? Will we show our text? We will read, fold, and tell, right? T then ask students to sit down and provide the whole text for all of them. T ask them to read the text and check their friends sentences. (This stage will work as gist reading to prepare students to the coming reading for details task). Have student read and do the exercise under the pictures. Give whole class feedback.

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