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Eda ASLAN / 20.03.2014/ TP2 - Reading and Speaking
Elementary - A2 level


In this lesson, students will focus on the text about Babur Ali. They will comprehend the text with the help of different reading stages and they will practice their speaking skills.


Abc New Headway Student's Book - Elementary
Abc The whiteboard
Abc Timetable Chart Of Babur Ali
Abc Pictures of different jobs
Abc Paper-cuts

Main Aims

  • To provide gist, scan and detailed reading practice by using a text about Babur Ali in the context of his daily life

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide an opportunity for speaking practice based on their understanding of the text.


STAGE 1 (2-4 minutes) • to generate an interest and introduce jobs people do

- Teacher shows some pictures of people doing different jobs and asks questions about these jobs. then elicit the names of the jobs. -Teacher models the pronounciations of the jobs, and asks students to repeat the words both as chorally and individually. ( Drilling)

STAGE 2 (6-8 minutes) • To introduce the explanation of jobs people do

- Teacher gives the instructions, there are two groups of paper-cuts: jobs and their explanations -.Each student will get a paper-cut and mingle in the class to find his/her partner( the explanation of his/her word). -T sets the time limit. - While Ss are searching for their pairs, T monitors. Ss who find his/her partner will sit down. -O/C F/B

STAGE 3 (1-3 minutes) • To activate schemata and prepare students for the text by making predictions.

-Teacher asks students to look at the pictures of the text and gets them to read the sentences about Babur Ali and underline what they think is true. (Page:18 Exercise :1 ) - Students compare the answers with their partners and teacher monitors.

STAGE 4 (9-11 minutes) • To get a general idea about the text

- Teacher divides the class into two groups. - Students read the first paragraph of the text about Babur Ali. ( page 19) - The students of the first group answer the first 4 questions and the students of second group answer the last 4 questions of exercise 2 (page18). - Students work in pairs with the students of other group. They ask/answer the questions with their partners. - Teacher monitors and gives feedback.

STAGE 5 (5-7 minutes) • to focus on Babur Ali's daily life

- Teacher draws her timetable chart and makes example on board. - Teacher divides the class in groups of two and gives them the timetable chart for Babur Ali's day. - Students read the second part of the text about Babur Ali and complete with times what he does. ( Page ) - Teacher does an example with whole class, then get them to ask/answer questions about Babur Ali's daily life with their partners. - Teacher monitors and gives feedback.

STAGE 6 (3-5 minutes) • for students to have a more comprehensive understanding of the text

- Teacher sticks 4 statements on board (Exercise 4, page 18) and corrects the first statement as an example. - Teacher asks students to work in pairs and correct the wrong sentences. - Teacher monitors and gives feedback by asking questions.

STAGE 7 (5-7 minutes) • to give students a chance to practice on their speaking skills based on their understanding of the text about Babur Ali

- Teacher models an example question for task 5 (page:18) - Teacher divides the class into two groups:Journalists and Babur's students - The students, who are in the group of journalists, prepare 2 questions based on prompts in example 5. While they are preparing the questions, the students, who are in the group of Babur's Students skim the text for the possible questions. - Journalists make a cross pair interview with the Babur's students. - Teacher monitors and gives feedback.

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