Ulviye Koyuncu Ulviye Koyuncu

Teaching Practice 5
Intermediate level


In this lesson, students are going to practice reading and speaking in the context of What Happened?.


Abc Pictures
Abc Projector
Abc White Board
Abc Speaking Ex. 1a
Abc Speaking Ex. 1b
Abc Reading Ex. 2a
Abc Reading Ex. 2b
Abc Reading Ex. 3b
Abc Reading Ex. 3a

Main Aims

  • To provide scan and detailed reading practice using a text about accidents and injuries in the context of What Happened?

Subsidiary Aims

  • To provide clarification of words that can make people have more accidents in the context of What Happened?
  • To provide accuracy speaking practice in a pair work or group work in the context of What Happened?


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

- Write " Risk" on the board and ask students " what's risk?" - Ask them to give some examples and write the answers on the board. - Then ask them " do you take a lot of risks?" - Show the picture from the speaking exercise and ask them if its risky or not.

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

- Ask the students to read the statements and check if there are any words that they don't know the meaning. - Then students do the quiz and read the analysis on page 118. - Put the students into pairs and ask them to discuss the questions in speaking ex. 1b. - Ask the students if they agree with the result or not and if anyone scored highly. If so, ask them what kind of risks they take and why. - Ask the others if they don't like taking risks and why. - Ask them about the people they know who take a lot of risks and if they have a lot of accidents as a result.

While-Reading/Listening #1 (10-12 minutes) • To provide students with less challenging gist and specific information reading/listening tasks

- Write "upbringing" "adolescence" "watching TV" and " being left-handed" on the board. - Check if they know their meanings and if they don't try to explain. - Ask the students if these things have a connection with accidents. - Check if they know what "clumsy" means. If not, explain. - After that, ask them to read the text quickly and check if they were right about their ideas. - Put them into pairs and let them discuss before the whole class feedback.

While-Reading/Listening #2 (14-16 minutes) • To provide students with more challenging detailed, deduction and inference reading/listening tasks

- Project the unfinished sentences on the board one by one and ask the students to complete the sentences . - Don't give the right answers yet. Put them in pairs and ask them to talk about what they remember from the article. - Make the students read it carefully to check their answers for the unfinished sentences.

Post-Reading/Listening (8-10 minutes) • To provide with an opportunity to respond to the text and expand on what they've learned

Put the students into pairs and ask them to discuss with their partners if they agree with the ideas in reading ex. 3b or not. Ask why?

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